Skip to content Skip to sidebar Skip to footer

Cupping Therapy

Cupping Massage Therapy Houston TX

Experience the revitalizing benefits of Cupping Massage Therapy in Houston, TX. Our expert therapists at ASAP Rehab apply this ancient technique to enhance blood flow, ease muscle tension, and induce relaxation. Harness the natural power of cupping therapy to alleviate pain and improve your holistic wellness.

What is Cupping Therapy?

Cupping is an ancient form of healing method that involves placing cups on the skin to create suction to pull the skin and increase blood flow to the affected area. The cups can be made of glass, bamboo or silicone. The therapy is rooted in traditional Chinese medicine and has been practiced for thousands of years.

The therapist heats the air inside the cup using a flame or a rubber pump to create a vacuum. Once the air inside the cup cools down, it creates suction and adheres to the skin, gently pulling the skin and superficial muscle layer upward into the cup.

The suction created by the cups increases blood flow to the affected area and facilitates healing. It also aids in muscle and tissue alleviation, improves circulation, and stimulates energy flow.

Cupping therapy can address various conditions like muscle pain, inflammation, blood flow issues, respiratory problems, and even as a form of relaxation and stress relief.

Why Choose Our Services?​

  • Experienced Team: A team of certified professionals with extensive experience will address your issue in a systematic manner. This expertise ensures a high standard of treatment for your specific needs.
  • Long-term Pain Solutions: ASAP professionals work towards understanding and meeting unique patient needs, ensuring long-term solutions and not just immediate pain relief.
  • Patient-Centric Approach: Our experienced therapists apply a patient-centric approach that is tailored to each individual’s needs, offering a potentially life-changing healthcare experience.
  • Affordability and Convenience: Emphasizing affordability and convenience, we ensure that quality care is accessible without causing financial strain.

Our Services

Varieties of Cupping Therapy

There are various types of cupping therapy, each with its unique method and benefits. The three primary types are Dry cupping, wet cupping, and Fire cupping.

Dry Cupping Therapy

Dry cupping is a non-invasive form of cupping therapy and involves placing cups on the skin and creating a vacuum inside them without any incisions. The suction pulls the skin from the underlying muscles, increasing blood circulation, reducing muscle tension, and promoting cell repair.

Dry cupping is often used for pain relief and relaxation and as a type of deep-tissue massage for its simplicity, non-invasive method, and lower risk of side effects.

Wet Cupping Therapy

Wet cupping, or Hijama, is an intensive cupping therapy combining suction and controlled medical bleeding. Once the dry cupping process creates suction and brings blood to the surface, small incisions are made over the skin, and a second suction is applied to draw out a small amount of blood.

The technique is believed to remove harmful substances and toxins from the body, thus promoting healing. Wet cupping is often used to treat conditions like hypertension, skin diseases, and chronic pain. Skilled therapists must perform wet cupping to ensure safety and hygiene.

Fire Cupping

Fire cupping involves soaking a cotton ball in alcohol, lighting it on fire, and then quickly placing it inside a cup to heat the air inside. The cotton ball is removed, and the cup is immediately placed on the skin. As the air inside cools, it creates a vacuum that adheres the cup to the skin.

Fire cupping relieves muscle pain, improves circulation, and induces relaxation. It works similarly to dry cupping but with added heat treatment, which can provide an extra level of muscle relaxation.

Conditions Treated with Cupping

There are various types of cupping therapy, each with its unique method and benefits. The three primary types are Dry cupping, Wet cupping, and Fire cupping.

Conditions Treatable with Dry Cupping

  • Detoxification: Believed to remove toxins from the blood, thus improving overall health.
  • High Blood Pressure: Help manage hypertension by promoting blood flow and reducing stress.
  • Inflammatory Conditions: Helpful in treating conditions like arthritis by reducing inflammation and pain.
  • Blood Disorders: Assist in managing conditions like anemia and hemophilia by stimulating blood production and purification.
  • Immune System Boosting: Help enhance immune function by removing harmful substances from the body.

Conditions Treatable with Fire Cupping

  • Deep Muscle Aches: The heat penetrates deep into the muscle layers, relieving deep pains and aches.
  • Cold and Flu Symptoms: Help reduce respiratory issues by improving blood circulation
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders: The warmth in fire cupping assists in improving digestion and alleviating various gastrointestinal issues.
  • Rheumatic Diseases: The combined effect of heat and improved circulation help relieve rheumatoid arthritis symptoms like pain and stiffness.
  • Stress-Induced Conditions: The relaxing effect of heat combined with cupping can alleviate stress-related conditions like insomnia and fatigue.

Benefits of Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy has gained widespread attention for its potential health benefits and abilities in pain relief, stress reduction, and improved circulation.

1. Pain Relief

One of the most renowned benefits of cupping therapy is its ability to alleviate various forms of pain.

How It Works:

  • Targeted Relief: Cupping therapy targets the pain points directly by creating suctions on the specific or affected areas of the body, relieving muscle tension, joint pain, and chronic pains like fibromyalgia.
  • Increased Blood Flow: The suction effect in cupping therapy increases blood flow to the targeted area, helping reduce muscle tension and promoting tissue repair.
  • Release of Endorphins: The therapy triggers the release of endorphins, the body’s natural painkillers, offering a natural method of pain relief.

2. Stress Reduction

The relaxing nature of cupping therapy makes it an effective tool for reducing stress and anxiety.

How It Works:

  • Calming Effect: The cupping process feels soothing, helping to calm the nervous system, especially for people undergoing stress and anxiety.
  • Physical Relaxation: As cupping helps relieve muscle tension, it indirectly contributes to mental relaxation as well, as physical discomfort often provokes stress.
  • Holistic Approach: Cupping is often used along with other relaxation techniques, such as massage and aromatherapy, enhancing its stress-reducing effects.

3. Improved Circulation

One of the critical benefits of cupping therapy is its ability to improve blood circulation, thus promoting the overall well-being of an individual.

How It Works:

  • Enhanced Blood Flow: The suction effect of the cupping therapy improves blood flow to the targeted area, helping nourish tissues and promoting cell repair.
  • Removal of Toxins: Cupping therapy helps remove toxins by increasing blood circulation. This detoxification improves the immune system of the body.
  • Oxygen and Nutrient Delivery: By enhancing the blood flow, cupping ensures a better supply of oxygen and nutrients to cells, muscles, and skin, aiding in healing and rejuvenation.


“Real Stories, Real Relief: Discover How Cupping Therapy has Transformed Lives”

  1. Best experience ever!  Everyone is super professional and very family friendly. The doctor’s cute daughter is there to greet you at the front. I left feeling better immediately and was given three free products. Overall, an amazing experience!
  2. Beyond thankful and blessed for the services and knowledge Dr. J dropped on me on my first visit. I wasn’t expecting this kind of treatment. The experience was better than I could have imagined. I’m looking forward to continuing my treatment and seeing you and your staff regularly. Thank you for everything you’re doing and providing!  
  3. Not only do I see the care that the doctors have for their patients but also for their employees! We are a family here and our focus is helping everyone of our patients improve! ASAP for life 💪🏽 come and get your body right with us 🙏

Contact Us

If you have any questions or feedback concerning our dry-needling therapy services, kindly fill out our online contact form. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Location and Hours

ASAP Rehab and Performance is located at 3033 Chimney Rock Rd #115, Houston, TX 77056, United States, and our operating hours are 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday) and 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Tuesday & Friday). We are conveniently located near.

You can also reach us by phone at +1 (832) 812-6045 or by email at [email protected]. We are always happy to hear from our clients and answer any questions you may have.