Massage reduces muscle tension, improves blood circulation, stimulates the lymphatic system, helps reduces stress hormones. Massage can help with relaxation, increase in join mobility and flexibility. Massage can also help with skin tone and recovery of soft tissue injuries.
Cupping increases blood circulation to the area where the cups are placed. This may relieve muscle tension, which can improve overall blood flow and promote cell repair. It may also help form new connective tissues and create new blood vessels in the tissue.