Treat your muscle and soft tissue problems with cupping therapy at Rock Run Physical Therapy. Our therapists provide a manual therapy technique called cupping used — along with other therapies — to treat muscle and soft tissue dysfunction.
Available for appropriate patients, from pre-teens through adults, cupping can benefit your affected areas by:
Rock Run Physical Therapy offers two types of cupping therapy: dynamic and static techniques. You and your therapist will select the right technique for you based on the location of your affected muscles and comfort level.
Your therapist may recommend you receive cupping therapy once or twice a week, along with other therapies based on your diagnosis, overall goals and the individualized treatment plan created.
Many patients feel the benefits of cupping almost immediately (even before they leave that day). As with all therapies, there is a small risk of minor side effects from cupping therapy. These side effects can include:
Communicate with your therapist about any concerns you may have regarding pain or discomfort after therapy. Your therapist can adjust the amount of pressure in future treatments to reduce side effects.