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Cupping – Benefits & How it Works

  How Cupping Works Cupping therapies have been the subject of much curiosity, speculation and subsequent research in recent years. Today we have scientific standards of measurement and proof of efficacy available, thereby offering some insight into why cups have been used for overall wellness throughout recorded history. To understand how cupping therapies work, it [...]

By |2022-12-06T19:45:37+00:00December 6th, 2022|Acupuncture, Cupping|0 Comments

Cupping for Neck and Shoulder Pain

Dynamic Cupping for Neck and Shoulder Pain Dynamic cupping, also known as slide cupping is one of my favorite tools in my practice.Dynamic cupping can be described as the application of an internal glide or an external glide. Internal glide is when the massage client is moving underneath the cupping application. External glide describes the [...]

By |2022-12-06T20:05:06+00:00August 1st, 2022|Acupuncture, Cupping|0 Comments

Benefits of Cupping for Athletes

Athletes complain of cramps, tense muscles, shin splints and painful motion. There is greater need of blood in these areas and cupping is one of the best ways of addressing this need. Is the lack of hard evidence enough to dismiss the technique of cupping for athletes and place it among numerous tools that offer [...]

By |2022-12-06T19:59:31+00:00December 6th, 2021|Acupuncture, Acupuncture Sligo, Cupping|0 Comments

The health professionals embracing complementary medicine

Once rejected by the medical establishment, alternative treatments such as herbal medicines and acupuncture are sometimes being used in tandem with established medical procedures While many western-trained doctors and pharmacists continue to reject all alternative medical treatments, others are embracing a complementary approach, or even integrating their conventional training with other medical traditions. Niamh Boden was [...]

By |2019-05-22T15:39:54+00:00June 28th, 2018|Acupuncture, Acupuncture Sligo|0 Comments

Utilizing Acupuncture and Healthy Sleep Habits to Lower Stress

Stress is common, and we all encounter stressors every day. There is no escaping stress -- but it is possible to change the way you deal with it. Healthy sleep habits, acupuncture, and other stress relievers can help you cope with stress in a more healthier way. Adults in America are Regularly Stressed Many adults [...]