Total Acupuncture and Physical Therapy



Cupping services offered in Cedar Grove, NJ

If you struggle with constant pain, muscle tension, nerve issues, or disability, cupping may be the solution. At Total Acupuncture and Physical Therapy in Cedar Grove, New Jersey, Jason Sargis, LAc, and Christine Marcarian, LAc, offer this holistic service to help you feel better and improve musculoskeletal functions. Call the office to schedule an evaluation, or use the online booking tab today.

Cupping Q&A

What is cupping?

Cupping is an ancient treatment commonly used to ease discomfort and enhance natural body functions. It involves placing cups on your skin to create suction and improve blood flow. Cupping provides numerous benefits for your health, particularly for pain reduction. It works by stimulating your body’s natural healing processes.

What are the benefits of cupping?

The advantages of cupping at Total Acupuncture and Physical Therapy include:

  • Less pain
  • Faster healing
  • Improved musculoskeletal function
  • Cleared pores
  • Reduced body toxins
  • Lower risk of future pain and injury

Cupping can enhance the way your body feels and functions without invasive procedures or downtime. 

What is cupping used for?

Cupping helps eliminate:

  • Ongoing discomfort
  • Sports injury pain
  • Post-surgery discomfort
  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Hip pain
  • Knee discomfort
  • Ankle pain
  • Shoulder discomfort
  • Elbow pain
  • Wrist pain
  • Arthritis
  • Disability
  • Stiffness
  • Swelling
  • Headaches 

Your specialist may combine cupping with additional holistic solutions to ensure outstanding and long-lasting results.

What should I expect during cupping?

During cupping treatments, you rest comfortably on a treatment table. Your provider will use clean glass or plastic cups to suction specific areas of your skin while you relax.

They leave the cups in place for a specified period and might move them slightly to massage and stretch the area. Your specialist may also use a needle to lightly puncture treated skin before or after cupping to enhance toxin removal. 

What happens after cupping?

After cupping, you can expect bruise-like marks on your skin that fade during the next week or two. However, there’s no downtime after the procedure, so you can resume your activities immediately. You will begin feeling better during the next few days, weeks, and months, and your specialist lets you know when to schedule your next treatment session.

In addition to cupping, Total Acupuncture and Physical Therapy also offers:

  • One-on-one physical therapy
  • Trigger point therapy 
  • Dry needling
  • Sports medicine acupuncture (TM) by certified sports medical acupuncturists
  • Microneedling
  • Facial Rejuvenation 
  • Craniosacral therapy
  • Tui Na massage
  • Scalp acupuncture
  • Neural manipulation
  • Myofascial release
  • Lymphatic massage
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Sports massage
  • Neuromuscular reeducation 
  • Celluma LED light therapy 
  • Charlotte's Web™ CBD
  • Acupuncture 

The team personalizes each treatment based on your needs.

Schedule a visit to Total Acupuncture and Physical Therapy by phone or online today to learn if cupping is right for you.