This procedure is most suitable where the whole body needs to be stimulated and where a release of muscle tension is the main goal. Moving a cup helps to separate lesions and promotes myofascial release. Stimulating tissues and blood vessels as deep down as 4 inches to stimulate physiological changes on a very deep level.
Cups are placed and left on the body for a time. This kind of cupping is best for respiratory conditions and localized congestion, migraines, frozen arms, chronic pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well being and as a type of deep tissue massage.