Cupping is the term that is used to describe a treatment of the body using glass cups or suction devices.   Cupping is the opposite of massage in that instead of applying pressure to the muscles, the cups are used to provide a suction of the tissue which gently lifts the muscles upward.

This application,  relieves pain and inflammation, loosens muscles and fascia, releases and softens scar tissue, increases range of motion, increases circulation,  and for most people, it is relaxing and has a relieving sensation. cupping-suctioninaction

Cupping can be used for many conditions such as back and neck pain, stiff muscles, fatigue, migraines,  tendinitis, some respiratory conditions and chronic pain just to name a few.