There are many types of the vacuum
cups such as glass, plastic, bamboo, etc. being used widely in the world. These
body cups produce a therapeutic effect when used. The silicone body cups essentially massage and relieve pressure in certain areas of the body where
there is tension or injury. These devices can be also used to alleviate colds, cellulites,
Varied techniques using stationary and moving cups greatly enhance many spa/body treatments and massage modalities. This method has been adapted and duplicated by modern lymphatic drainage machines. The procedure is very simple to follow. Simply apply oil or massage cream on the massaged surface. Squeeze the vacuum in the middle. These cups are safe to use on all ages and neither pump nor additional gadgets are needed. For the best results, use these cups when you are bathing or taking a shower. Place the mouth of the cup on your skin and release. The vacuum intensifies the effect by causing the local rush of blood and lymph to skin from deep lying tissues, which exerts the reflex influence on vessels of internal organs. This method synthesizes biological active substances in those areas thus stimulating the metabolic and restoration processes.
The massage therapy session should be carried out 4 times a week for no longer than15 minutes per day. The number of procedures depends on the individual’s condition. Preferably, the process should not extend beyond ten days. Side effects may include skin irritation, pulmonary bleeding, and active stage of consumption, malignant tumors, hemorrhagic diathesis, skin diseases, and abrupt sensitiveness of skin, blood diseases,considerable patient's attrition, irregularity of the heart rhythm and conductivity, and idiopathic hypertension of the third degree. The silicone cups should not be used and placed on the spinal column, region of heart and kidneys, and on woman's mammary glands. One should also not use the silicone body cup to massage the inner hip surface. Patients are advised to consult with a doctor prior to using this device.