Category Archives: Cupping Therapy

What Place Does Complementary and Holistic Healthcare Have in Modern Society?

What Place Does Complementary and Holistic Healthcare Have in Modern Society?

The practice of healing and paying attention to the body is as old as humans and ancient systems such as acupuncture have their roots set in history going back two thousand years.

Modern medicine has transformed human and technological progress, allowing our population to rise, become stronger and to live healthier lives. With pain relief, development of vaccines and extraordinary reduction in infections and as well as disease control and treatment, modern medicine is the reason we live such relatively comfortable lives.

New Support and Appreciation for Allied Health Professionals through the AHP Hub

AHP Hub

New Support and Appreciation for Allied Health Professionals through the AHP Hub

As many AHP services have paused during the pandemic, we are all feeling their absence.
The Royal Society for Public Health has recently launched an online hub for AHPs. On it, you can read blogs, keep abreast of COVID-related developments, access training and read relevant studies.

Working with Auriculotherapy: What Are Ear Seeds For?

Working with Auriculotherapy: What Are Ear Seeds For? Traditional Chinese Medicine has had thousands of years to develop all sorts of intriguing treatments and acupuncture is one of the most popular branches of therapy in the West. Acupuncture itself is a broad and comprehensive practice though, using techniques from massage and moxa all the way […]

Why Workplace Health Education Is a Much-Needed Service

Why Workplace Health Education Is a Much-Needed Service In the UK, the average person spends 60% of the time sitting down. If you work in an office, that rises to 75%. Those are frightening statistics considering our bodies are specifically designed to move. The health ramifications of our sedentary lifestyles are not lost on physiotherapists […]

The Cupping Therapy Comeback

The Cupping Therapy Comeback: How to Add Cupping to Your Physiotherapy Practice (and Why) Michael Phelps might’ve drawn attention to this ancient practice in the 2016 Olympics but cupping therapy is becoming more widely sought after by professional and amateur athletes. Foam rolling drew the attention of the general public to myofascial release and more […]

Beginner’s Guide to Cupping Therapy

  Beginner’s Guide to Cupping Therapy Ever seen an athlete sporting strange red circular marks on their skin? Michael Phelps practically instituted those marks as a fashion statement during the last Olympics. Well, those odd bruises are from the ancient Eastern practice of cupping therapy and we’re going to break down just what cupping is […]