Cupping has been around for thousand of years, but slowly is making its way into the Western style of treatment for Musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders.

Cupping for Shoulder Problems

Cupping has a mechanical and neurophysiological effect and can help reduce pain, improve tissue extensibility and even aid in recovery. It needs to be part of a comprehensive treatment approach that has to include exercise therapy and not be a stand-alone treatment as the response is temporary, like all other manual therapy techniques.

If you have had no response to massage treatments or foam rolling and are looking a for a novel stimulus to help “reset”, cupping could be your best bet.

I teach cupping therapy to Physical Therapists all over the nation, because it simply works. See a snippet of my course here:

Source: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/cupping-can-considered-evidence-based-practice-peter/


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