Patient Comments: Cupping - Experience

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Comment from: MrOhMy , 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: May 21

The initial cupping treatment was great but the next day my back itched uncontrollably.

Comment from: Lori, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: January 14

I have had cupping done twice by my physical therapist. It worked wonderfully. After 12 years of trying to get help with zero help, I got diagnosed from an MRI and was instantly referred to 2 teams of doctors. Specialized spinal doctors to treat me with medication to avoid surgery and physical therapy for 6 months to manage the pain to optimize my quality of life. Cupping is not uncomfortable, it releases deep pain. Yes, I have circles but 12 years of no help. I can't do prescribed medication.

Comment from: Regrets, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: January 02

Don't do cupping. I am 66 year old, I was in so much pain I felt like screaming. I asked the therapist to stop and she ignored it. The worst part was when the cups were slid upwards on my dry legs. I now believe I have a problem with neuropathy due to this. Please do not do this massage.

Comment from: Nasser abdullah, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: November 30

I had wet cupping done on my back a lot of water like particles came out. Very little blood.

Comment from: SnowWhite , 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: August 21

Cupping hurt a bit at first but the practitioner lessened the cup suction a little and it was really great. Better than a massage that's done by hand.

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