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a treatment in which evacuated cups are applied to the skin to draw blood through the surface

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The therapeutic applications of cupping have been documented through several thousand years of clinical experience.
There are two main techniques of cupping: stationary and moving "massage" cups.
The skin will turn red with strong cupping, indicating that the circulation has been brought to the surface.
Another beneficial aspect of massage cupping therapy is the ease for the practitioner.