Cupping therapy is alternative therapeutic method, popular in china.
A local suction is created on skin through suction the skin drawn in the cup by creating a vacuum in the cup placed on the skin over the targeted area.
Vacuum created by mechanical pump.
After reviewing clinical trails testing cupping therapy in the patient with pain of any origin found that cupping significantly reduce pain in people with low back issue.
According to traditional chinese medicine cupping is the method to dispel stagnation (stagnant blood and lymph) there by improving energy flow cupping used on back, neck, shoulder and other musculoskeletal condition.
One report, published in 2015 in the Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine, notes that it could help with acne, herpes zoster, and pain management.
Moxibustion is a chinese therapy which consists of burning dried moxa stick on particular regions and points on the body.
Moxa is usually made from dried leaf of chinese Mugwort.
Practitioners generally hold a burning moxa stick close to the surface of the skin but not touch.
practitioners use moxa to warm regions and acupuncture points to stimulating circulation through the point and including a smoother flow of blood and qi.
Moxibustion has been studied for the treatment of pain.
The word shiatsu is japanese
meaning of shiatsu is SHI-means -finger and ATSU-means-pressure
Pressure from finger and palms without the use of any instrument or apply pressure to the human skin or acupuncture points or meridians (Energy channels) to promote and maintain health and treat diseases.