Working of Chinese Cupping

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Re: Working of Chinese Cupping

Postby Doc » Sun Oct 06, 2013 1:33 am

Hi teishahein
would you please explain from the point of view of Chinese medicine or TCM your statement «Chinese cupping is based on a philosophical principal that it balances between yin and yang energy that enables the body to work properly. If there is lack of balance between these two energies than it is believed that one is sick.»
How suction mechanism balances yin and yang? Cupping are known as additional method of popular medicine, used lately in TCM, not TCM method
«Glass and bamboo are widely used in manufacturing the cups. In the earliest time bamboo was used in practice of acupuncture but later it was replaced by the glass cups.»
How bamboo cups were used in acupuncture and how now glass cups are used in acupuncture if they are not acupuncture methods? They are used by acupuncturists but not in acupuncture
Would you please for sake of respect for professionals of this forum provide us with some your valid statements instead of misleading advertising material, please?
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Re: Working of Chinese Cupping

Postby jhonpointing » Tue Jan 31, 2017 3:57 pm

A more modern version of cupping uses a rubber pump instead of fire to create the vacuum inside the cup. Sometimes therapists use silicone cups, which they can move from place to place on your skin for a massage-like effect.
Wet cupping creates a mild suction by leaving a cup in place for about 3 minutes. The therapist then removes the cup and uses a small scalpel to make light, tiny cuts on your skin. Next, he or she does a second suction to draw out a small quantity of blood.
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Re: Working of Chinese Cupping

Postby Kelly1994 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:13 am

My therapist used plastic cups and as per him he said it makes more vacuum then other material
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