Dry and Fire Cupping in Dubai

This traditional Chinese treatment, fire dry cupping, unlike hijama, does not draw any blood. Instead, use special cups together with fire to create air suction on your skin to detox your body and release muscle pain, stiffness, and joint pain. It is suitable for blood circulation as well.

Yinyang brings the most authentic and traditional Chinese Cupping massage therapy to a spa near you in Dubai !

It is highly recommended where there is body stiffness, muscular pain, or where increased circulation is desired. It might seem counteractive but cupping often helps alleviate physical complaints and allows people to enter a more relaxed state since it sedates the central nervous system.

Benefits of Cupping Massage Therapy

  • Respiratory infections
  • Blood disorders, such as anemia and hemophilia
  • Joint pain caused by arthritis and fibromyalgia
  • Migraine and tension headaches
  • Muscle aches and stiffness
  • Fertility and gynaecological disorders
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Mental disorders, anxiety and depression
  • Food allergies and asthma
  • Varicose veins and cellulite

Types of Cupping Massage

Broadly speaking, there are three types of cupping:

  • Dry cupping
  • Wet cupping
  • Fire cupping.

At Yinyang, we use the dry cupping and fire cupping techniques effectively for a “therapeutic and relaxation approach”.

Dry cupping – How Does it Work?

The cupping procedure commonly involves creating a small area of low air pressure next to the skin. However, there is variety in the tools used, the method of creating the low pressure, and the procedures followed during the treatment.

In practice, cups are normally used only on softer tissue that can form a good seal along the edge of the cup. One or more cups may be used depending on the size of the area.They may be used by themselves or placed over an acupuncture needle.

The skin may be lubricated using oil, allowing the cup to move across the skin slowly.

Depending on the specific treatment, skin marking is fairly common after the cups are removed. This may be a simple red ring that disappears quickly, the discolouration left by the cups is normally from bruising especially if dragging the cups while suctioned from one place to another to break down muscle fiber. Usually, treatments are not painful.

Fire cupping

Fire cupping involves soaking a cotton ball in 70% alcohol. The cotton is then clamped by a pair of forceps and lit via match or lighter.

The flaming cotton ball is then, in one fluid motion, placed into the cup, quickly removed, and placed on the skin. By adding fire to the inside of the cup, oxygen is removed and a small amount of suction is created.

Massage oils are then applied to create a better seal as well as allow the cups to glide over muscle groups, in an act called “moving cupping”.

Dark circles may appear where the cups were placed due to rupture of the capillaries just under the skin, but these are only temporary.

How do you get rid of cupping marks quickly?

  • Massage the affected area/areas as frequently as you can during the first 24-hours You can use a clean comb, the tips of your fingers, your thumbs’ knuckles, or the round end of a makeup brush.
  • A comb is best if you have one on hand. The trick is to apply slight pressure on the mark and massage it using a back and forth motion as if you were erasing the mark like you erase a letter on a page using a pencil eraser!
  • Drink more water to facilitate the clearance of your cupping marks. Add fresh-squeezed lemon juice to your drinks and food during your conditioning period.
  • Apply an anti-bruising cream or cabbage juice before you massage/comb your cupping marks to promote blood circulation and to break up debris.

Cupping Massage Therapy at Yinyang

For the best and most authentic cupping massage therapy in Dubai, look no further than Yinyang Connection Spa. We offer you the best massage therapy in Dubai. We are located at Dubai Mall, Al Safa, JBR and Village Mall – Call 043588838 or make an appointment for dry or fire cupping at any of our branches in Dubai! We also offer a range of other massage services at Yinyang Spa for your health and wellness.

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This is the best massage I’ve visited in UAE. Very good stuff – clean place – excellent therapist I suggest the cupping and deep tissue massage with Anne.
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The best massage ever! Highly recommended!
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One of the best places for deep tissue massage and cupping in Dubai!
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I visit this place regularly, very professional staff, reasonable price, clean, cupping is advised
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