Cupping is an ancient technique of clearing local congestion. It involves the creation of a vacuum next to the skin inside a glass cup. It is used for treating tight muscles, back and hip pain, repairing scar tissue, stretch marks and cellulite. It is also used for rejuvenation and stress reduction. Cupping combined with stretching can assist with injuries such as plantar fasciitis, ITB syndrome and compartment syndrome as well as other sporting injuries. Cupping has also been found to affect the body up to four inches into the tissues, causing tissues to release toxins, activate the lymphatic system, clear colon blockages, help activate and clear the veins, arteries and capillaries. Cupping is the best deep tissue massage available, is very helpful and safe.