Learning and Practicing Cupping not for athletes only

In the Rio 2016 Olympics, the round purple colored cupping marks on athletes’ bodies attracted significant public attention.

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What were they and were the athletes really working on their sport injury? How could the ancient methods play such an important role in their achievements? Why did top international heroes choose cupping instead of other modern medical technology? It certainly reminds us of the need for further studying in the true value of the ancient healing method, which originated from Traditional Chinese medicine.

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Every four years, thousands of athletes try their best to fulfill an Olympic medal dream. The unexpected sporting injuries often hold them back. Healing the injury, recovering from excessive physical training and maintaining high quality performance have become the main part of an athlete’s daily life.

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One of the best instruments to assist them is CUPPING. The Rio 2016 Olympics have definitely drawn much more study and research attention on this ancient technique.

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What is the scientific evidences of cupping therapy?

This research gives answer:

(Source: Technology Daily reporter Yong Li correspondent Zeng Li 23 February 2018)

February 22, the reporter learned form Second Affiliated Hospital of Military Medical University (Chongqing Xinqiao Hospital) was informed that the Institute of PLA oncology Li Yongsheng team pioneered the use if mouse cupping model, the use of ultra-high performance liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry established Lipid Metabolomics Platform reveals the variation of anti-inflammatory/ pro-inflammatory lipid metabolism profile caused by cupping therapy and provides scientific support for the potential mechanism of cupping therapy.

The research paper was published in the journal Cell Physiol Biochem on the 20th February 2018

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Learning and practicing cupping has been one of the study activities in the Sydney Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SITCM).

SITCM offer the courses:

  • Bachelor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
  • Diploma of remedial massage.

All courses are with government “Fee Help” and “VET STUDENT LOANS (Condition applied).

The next Open Day for 2019 enrollment is Saturday 23 June 2018, 11am to 2pm. Cupping and acupuncture demonstration will be performed on the day. The courses will commence: 18 February 2019. HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage July Intake will commence: 30 July 2018.

SITCM Teaching Clinic is offering First time FREE CONSULTATION AND CUPPING + ACUPUNCTURE treatment till 10 February 2019!

Please call 92121 968 to make an appointment.

website: www.sitcm.edu.au

Email: administration@sitcm.edu.au

Address: level 5, 25-29 Dixon St., Haymarket, NSW 2000.