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Cupping Therapy

You may have heard about the use of cupping therapy by Olympic athletes. But you don’t need to be an athlete to give it a try. Anyone looking to reduce recovery time, stress, pain or muscle tension could benefit from this treatment.

Our therapists use the modern technique of suction-cupping. In this technique, a hand-pump creates a vacuum and the suction draws tissue up into the cup. This action increases blood flow, loosens connective tissue and stimulates healing.

Often cupping is used in conjunction with acupuncture. Both are forms of Chinese medicine and have been practiced for thousands of years.

What Can Cupping Help?

  • Reduce pain
  • Lessen inflammation
  • Improve blood flow and circulation
  • Relax muscles, or loosen knots
  • Detoxify

How Much Does Cupping Cost?

It is $45 per session (30 minutes) or $125 for a three-session package. You usually need two to six sessions to experience its full benefits. Cupping therapy also may be included in your individual acupuncture session.

Call 320-534-3096 for an appointment or request an appointment online.

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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

CentraCare care givers have been working around the clock for more than 20 months to care for you, your families and friends during COVID. We are committed to caring for every Minnesotan who needs us, and nothing will prevent us from doing so – even during these never-seen-before times.

The challenge of providing this level of care is that our hospital beds are often full. ERs in all of our hospitals are packed. And our clinical teams are exhausted. Early in the pandemic, our community stepped up in amazing ways to help us. We ask that you again join us in fighting this pandemic together.

How can you help?

  • Please get your COVID vaccines and booster shots. They are proven safe and effective in reducing COVID illness, keeping people out of the hospital, and preventing death.
  • If your situation is not an emergency, please use other care options, including:
  • If this is a medical emergency, call 9-1-1, or visit the ER.

Together, we can do this. Thank you for your support.

Ken Holmen, MD
President and CEO