Showing posts with label cupping. Show all posts
Showing posts with label cupping. Show all posts

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Cupping Treatment

Are you looking to add a new treatments to your repertoire to help your active clients get back in the game with less down time? Cupping is an inexpensive treatment that many people belief speeds the recovery process of muscle tissues by stimulating an immune system response in areas suffering from overuse, inflammation, and pain. This is a great add on treatment for massage therapists, chiropractors, and more:



Longevity 14 Piece Glass Cupping Set
Set includes 14 lightweight, strong glass cups that come in a wide choice of sizes ranging in diameter from 1 inch to 2 3/8 inch. Smooth edges provide maximum comfort for your clients. Vaseline or simply warm water may be applied to edges to enhance suction. Cups can be sterilized by autoclave or with alcohol.

Components:
Pistol-grip hand pump
Carrying case.
(8) 2 3/8" dia
(2) 2" dia
(2) 1 5/8" dia
(1) 1 ½" dia
(1) 1" dia



MMT Professional 17 Piece Cupping Set with Pump Gun
Cupping Therapy is used to decompress and release adhesions, scar tissue, relax muscles in spasm, decrease trigger point pain, lymphatic drainage, decrease tissue changes and inflammation. BPA FREE. Available in a set of 17.

Includes:
17 cups
1 pump
Plastic suitcase




Acucups® Silicone Cupping / Set of 4
Extremely pliable, clear silicone allows visibility to monitor the skin while cupping. Can be heated and used with any lotion or oil. May be used in the shower as well. Very durable.

Includes:
(1) X-Large
(1) Large
(1) Medium
(1) Small
(1) Meridian chart with most common acu-points

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Body Workers: Clients With Chronic Pain

If you're a body worker, is the bread and butter of your business clients with chronic pain or injury? If so, do you offer massage add ons or a variety of techniques to choose from?

Tiered services other than hot stone and/or aromatherapy seem to be something seasoned body workers shy away from. While making your hour long service a better value than the half hour one, what other ways are you maximizing your profit potential? 

For clients with chronic pain, not only can the variety keep them coming back, the value of choice and additional relief may gain their loyalty.

So what to offer? If you like to test the water before jumping in, start small. A small investment with solid returns sounds like a good place to start right? Check out Eco Fin. This all natural hydrating treatment is an alternative to paraffin. Many people with chronic pain have had, or are at least familiar with paraffin (especially clients who went through physical therapy for an injury), making it an easy conversation. The starter kit is all you need to test the waters. At $1.60 per treatment cost, if you only offered the service for $10.00, you don't need a calculator to see how profitable it is! 

For those who run full speed and cannon ball in, how about cupping? Phenomenal for chronic pain, professional and Olympic athletes go for treatments regularly to improve and recover. Cupping has been shown to help release adhesions, scar tissue, relax muscles in spasm, decrease trigger point pain, lymphatic drainage, decrease tissue changes and inflammation. 

Give us a call, send an email (christine@purespadirect.com to reach me directly), or come find us on live chat for more ideas and ways to ease your clients pain and maximize profit potential!


Saturday, March 28, 2015

Cupping Therapy

If you're considering adding another alternative treatment to your business, the ancient art of Cupping Therapy is one that has been gaining popularity and recognition within the past year or so.

What exactly is cupping?!

Cupping is a form of alternative therapy in which cups are placed on the skin, particularly the back, or other areas of pain to create suction. It is actually an ancient form of healing that dates all the way back to Egyptian, Chinese, as well as Middle Eastern cultures. Although it's not too widely recognized in our Western Culture yet, it is definitely a therapy that is gaining more and more popularity within this year alone! It is especially beneficial to your clients who are looking for ways to heal pain naturally, without any use of medication.

How does it work?!

There are actually three types of cupping that are commonly practiced:

Dry Cupping
Dry cupping uses only the suction of the cups for treatment purposes. The suction creates a small amount of pressure in the back, which helps to stabilize blood flow which in turn, is said to believe promote the healing of various aliments.  

Wet Cupping
During wet cupping, a suction is created using a cup that is left in place for about three minutes. The cup is then removed and then a small scalpel is used to make superficial skin incisions. A very minute quantity of blood is then drawn out. The reason being is that the toxins in the body are drawn out from the blood.

Fire Cupping
Fire Cupping is when heat is applied to the cups to maximize blood circulation. By adding fire to the inside of the cup, oxygen is removed and there is a high pressure within the suction cup.



This treatment offers a variety of benefits for your clients.

The British Cupping Society says cupping therapy can treat a variety of conditions. This has not been backed up by studies, however, according to WebMD, cupping therapy could potentially be used to treat*:

- Blood disorders such as anemia and hemophilia
- Rheumatic diseases such as arthritis and fibromyalgia
- Fertility and gynecological disorders
- Skin problems such as eczema and acne
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Migraine
- Anxiety and depression
- Bronchial congestion caused by allergies and asthma
- Varicose veins

Not sure where to begin? To get started, check out our Complete Massage Cupping Kit!

For all other cupping products we sell here at PureSpa direct, click here!