The Cupping Renaissance  

A case of ‘flavour of the month’ or a re-birth of folk medicine?
We turned to two holistic experts to investigate the buzz around cupping.  

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The milder temperatures are here at last to usher us Northern Hemisphere folk out of a deep, dark  winter. Shorts, t-shirts and vests are dusted off for pale limbs to dose-up on Vitamin D.. revealing  a growing display of perfectly circular, red and purple marks on shoulders, arms and backs. These  unique patterns, neat but far from discreet, are now highly recognisable signs of ‘Cupping’, even  to those who have never experienced this style of treatment first-hand.

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In our latest Oona Series podcast, Boniface interviews fellow Osteopath and holistic  therapist Bertrand Courtot to gain further insight on the origins, evolution and art of  Cupping.