Cupping Massage at Total Balance Aberdeen


I use a modern style of cupping which uses glass cups to produce a deep massage.

It is said that 5 minutes of this type of massage can be as effective as 20 minutes of strong massage.
Cupping could be used to achieve relaxation in people with variety of conditions, including:
  • Back pain
  • Joint pain
  • Injuries
  • Post event recovery
  • Muscle tension and spasm
  • Swelling
  •  Asthma
  •  Colds and flu
  • Cellulite
  • Emotional problems such as depression
  • Bowel conditions such as IBS, constipation and diarrhoea
  • Detoxification

The cups are heated with a flame to create a vacuum when placed on oiled skin. This vacuum draws the skin up slightly into the cup and the warming and drawing action leads to:

·         Stimulation of muscular tissue
·         Stimulation of spinal nerves
·         Stimulation and movement of body fluids and blood
·         Stimulation of internal organ function
·         The release of energy stagnation
Cups are traditionally left in place over relevant acupoints to relax the area around joint problems.
Flash cupping is where the cups are placed on the skin and quickly removed to further stimulate the body.
Please note that although less pressure is used than with traditional Chinese cupping, there may be some reddening of the skin. This usually fades within a short period of time.
* Please be advised that I DO NOT offer Wet Cupping (where the skin is cut to draw blood) *
Treatments can last up to 45 minutes and can be combined with other techniques within your treatment session.
Together, we are working to achieve Total Balance
To discuss whether a Cupping therapy session at Total Balance would be suitable for you,
please call 07971 207833
This information is not intended as a substitute for conventional medical diagnosis or treament. It is always advisable to seek the advice of your GP prior to making any changes. Please note that I do not diagnose or treat specific ailments or illnesses, rather I treat the person who may have imbalances in the body which manifest as physical discomfort or ailments. I make no claims that the therapies I offer treat or cure any specific health problems.The aim of the treatment is to allow the body to relax and rebalance itself.