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Cupping

A Chinese Medicine therapy in which heated glass cups are applied to the skin at the needle insertion points, creating suction against the skin as a way of stimulating the flow of energy.

Both Nic and Alan will use cupping during Acupuncture treatments as appropriate or upon request.

Acupuncture | Thrive Acupuncture & Wellness | Rapid City, SD
Acupuncture | Thrive Acupuncture & Wellness | Rapid City, SD

Cupping marks on the back of Michael Phelps
at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics
(Photo: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports)

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