Cupping Safety and General Protocols
There are some situations where you should NEVER use Cupping without consulting with a medical professional first.
Do NOT perform Cupping…
If you have any of the following medical conditions, please do NOT perform Cupping and consult with your medical professional:
If you are undergoing Cancer treatment.
If you are in organ failure – kidney, liver, heart.
If you have severe Edema.
If you have a Pacemaker.
If you have Hemophilia or any other bleeding disorder.
If you have any disease of the skin or weakened skin integrity.
If you have experienced a stroke or have a history of blood clot formation.
If any of the following conditions are present, we strongly recommend that you discuss with a medical professional whether Cupping is safe and appropriate:
If you are menstruating
If you have a severe chronic disease such as heart disease
If you are Anemic
If you have an acute infection
If you are using blood thinners or anticoagulants such as Aspirin, Eliquis, Pradaxa, Savaysa, Arixtra, Heparin, Xarelto, Warfarin, etc.
If you have recently given blood or have undergone a medical procedure
If you have Diabetes
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not Cup over varicose veins.
Do not Cup over open wounds, sores, blemishes, dermatitis, irritated or broken skin such as a rash, a fresh tattoo etc.
Do not Cup over Hernias, broken bones, slipped disks, sunburn or inflamed skin, psoriasis, eczema or rosacea.
Do not use on orifices such as nose, mouth, eyes
If the area being Cupped becomes painful, remove the cups
If you feel light-headed or nauseous, release the pressure of the cup or remove entirely
If you see bruising, bleeding or blistering, remove the cup immediately.