Cupping is a therapy designed to stimulate the flow of blood and Qi within the superficial muscle layers.  It is used for many aliments including sore muscles, tension, neck pain and the common cold.  In this therapy, Angie will place small glass “cups” over specific areas on your body.  A vacuum is created under the cup using heat or suction.  This is often moved over an affected area or left in place for a few minutes.  You may leave the office looking as though an octopus gave you a big hug.  There is no need for alarm.  The slight redness or marks will quickly dissipate.