Monday - Friday - 11:00 - 20:00, Saturday - 11:00 - 16:00

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine might include acupuncture, electro-modalities, cupping and herbal medicine

Cupping

Cupping treatment is utilising cup and fire to generate and sustain suction force over treated area, lifting up skin from deeper tissue to generate therapeutic effect.

 

Cupping suction force can be generated by fire, or suction vacuum. Generally, practitioner would prefer the transparent cup instead of colour one, as they can observe skin condition during treatment.  Cupping treatment is generally applicable for most of the patients, especially pain patients. However, there are some conditions need caution:

  • Cardiovascular patients, eg, heart diseases, low blood pressure
  • Open wound area
  • Pelvic area while pregnacy
  • People with hemophilia or use of blood thinners
  • emergency for surgery 

FAQ :
Q1: Why is there bruise after treatment?

A1: It is because the blockage of meridian system. Suction can help removing the blockage factor and after treatment, there could be bruise color over application area. Furthermore, some skin marking are darker,, while other are slighter. According to the TCM theory, it is believed that poor circulation would usually result in darker marking on skin.

Q2 Is it hurt and dangerous?

A2: It would not hurt, and it is safe if it is applied by proper trained TCM practitioners.

Q3 Any danger or side effect for cupping?

A3: Usually, the answer is negative. Cupping treatment is pretty safe, if it is applied properly. However, open wound, ulcer or pregnant woman need caution when applying cupping.

Q4 Is cupping good for athlete?

A4: Not only good for athlete, it would be good for chronic pain condition. Cupping can effectively resolve muscle tightness and thus improving the painful and tight condition. In 2016, some Olympic athlete showed that they receive cupping treatment, and it might be because they suffered strain after intense training, and cupping can effective heal them from pain.


Q5: How often should I have the treatment?

A5: Depends on treating pain or purpose for maintenance. Usually, 2-3 times in a week still applicable. For maintenance, once a week is also appropriate.

Enrolled Visit

  • Consultation HK$150
  • Pain Treatment HK$480-580
  • Physical Therapy HK$480-580
  • Health Educator visit Free

Opening Hours

  • Mon - Fri 11.00am - 8.00pm
  • Saturday 11.00am - 4.00pm
  • Sunday    close

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The medical or health advice provided aims for support, not replace, the relationship that exists between site visitor / patients and his / her existing medical practitioner.

 

Who We Are?

Atlas Chinese Medicine & Physiotherapy Centre

We are an complementary and alternative medical clinic in Hong Kong, provide acupuncture, traditional Chinese medicine and physiotherapy service.

Aims of this website is helping public to know more about Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), understand more about their health conditions.   

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Where to find us?

Address
Flat01 22/F The Righteous Centre, Nathan Road 585, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Phone Number
+852 23866388
Transportation
MTR: Yau Ma Tei A1 Exit or Mong Kok Exit E1