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Benefits of Cupping

Cupping opening up the pores to vent out heat and colds.  It is also very useful for allergy prevention and respiratory disorders.  * Athletes such as Michael Phelps and weekend warrior’s use cupping to speed up recovery, improve muscle movement, decrease muscle soreness and pain.

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Cupping Procedure

I use glass cups in which I place a burning cotton ball, to produce a partial vacuum. Once the flame is out I place the cup upside down onto the skin so suction can occur.  Once the treatment begins the patient will feel subjective sensations.  Some descriptions of what patients feel include Tingling, Warmth, Pulling, Grounding and Relaxing Sensations.  Once I was presented with a creative description, it came from one of my pediatric patients describing cupping as an octopus sucking up with its tentacles.”

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How Long do Cupping Treatments Take?

 Patient cupping treatment time will vary depending on what is being treated. A typical cupping treatment last between five and twenty-five minutes. Depending on the patient’s comfort level with the procedure.

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So What is Cupping?

Cupping is a technique I use to promote blood flow and move CHI.
It revs up the lymphatic system, therefore clears toxins and waste products in the body.  It grasps onto the fascia (a layer of connective tissue in which holds muscles in place) causing it to stretch, so it can release tension, adhesions and scar tissue.  It grasps the muscles to release tightness, knots and trigger points and improves range of motion.  Cupping will leave you feeling loose and relaxed after the treatment.

Quincy Knowlton
Quincy Knowlton
21:50 12 Dec 19
Maya is very friendly and flexible. She successfully treated my painful sciatica that had interfered with my jogging for years. Maya has the professional knowledge and technical skills to treat whatever ails you. I say this with authority because I personally studied acupuncture and tui na/massage when I lived in China.
shelby smith
shelby smith
21:58 06 Dec 19
I’ve been struggling with plantar fasciitis for a few years. After just one treatment I’ve had great results. I’m amazing at how my heals feel. Thank you Maya
Emiliya Radenkova
Emiliya Radenkova
20:18 27 Nov 19
Maya was recommended to me from my coworker and I am proving she is amazing in what she does. I have been suffering sleep apnea and arthritis. She helped me with both. I feel now much better than before. I am not using anymore my sleeping machine and my knees are way to much mobile. Maya is very good in listening to her patients and figuring out what kind of treatment they need. She is very nice person to talk with. I highly recommend her services to everyone who need acupuncture.
Cointa Ledezma
Cointa Ledezma
19:54 13 Nov 19
María Ledezma .Este lugar de tratamiento es excelente buen servicio mucho interés por los pacientes gracias a mi en lo personal me ayudó Muchas Gracias Dra. MAYA Martinez.
Kisai Guzmán
Kisai Guzmán
20:23 16 Oct 19
I was dealing with a high level of stress/anxiety (burnout) so I was experiencing a lot of physical symptoms. Thankfully, I was referred to Maya. She is a great acupuncturist. I felt well taking care of, Maya has a welcoming professional approach. Always checking in to see how you are progressing. If you are new to acupuncture I definitely recommend you to start here, because Maya has a great way of explaining how acupuncture can help, which helps you understand that you might not feel a difference after the first few session. Thank you Maya for Sharing your knowledge. And being such an awesome human being.
Cecilia Diaz
Cecilia Diaz
18:34 10 Oct 19
(Translated by Google) I really like coming with Dr. Maya Martínez because she is very kind and knows very well how to help her patients.I had a car accident and was very hurt from my neck and back but thanks to Maya now I have almost no pain, I feel very positive in my recovery.She is very professional and friendly and also speaks Spanish.(Original)Me gusta mucho venir con la Dra.Maya Martínez porque es muy amable y sabe muy bien como ayudar a sus pacientes.Yo tuve un accidente de auto y estaba muy lastimada de mi cuello y espalda pero gracias a Maya ahora ya casi no tengo dolor, me siento muy positiva en mi recuperacion.Ella es muy profesional y amable y ademas habla español.

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