|Dr Michel Gehin
D.O.M. A.P. L.M.T.
1217 White Street
Key West, FL 33040
practice in which a cup is applied to the
skin and the pressure in the cup is reduced
(by using change in heat or by suctioning
out air), so that the skin and superficial
muscle layer is drawn into and held in the
In some cases, the cup may be moved while
the suction of skin is active, causing a
regional pulling of the skin and muscle (the
technique is called gliding cup).
Cupping is mainly recommended for the
treatment of pain, gastro-intestinal
disorders, lung diseases (especially chronic
cough and asthma), and paralysis, though it
can be used for other disorders as well.
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