Fire Cupping


“Fire cupping” is popular name of cupping therapy and also known as “cup pulling” or “tube suction”. It is a therapy that sucks the air out of the cup with the help of heating power, and then places the cup on the skin to create stagnant blood by negative pressure. This therapy can expel cold and clear damp, dredge the meridian, dispel stagnation, promote qi to activate blood, relieve swelling and pain, draw out toxin and clear heat. 

Fire cupping can promote qi to activate blood, expel wind and cold, and relieve swelling and pain, therefore it can take certain therapeutic effect on strain of lumbar muscles and lumbar disc hernia.