Can Cupping Treat High Creatinine Level
Cupping is a type of Chinese massage, consisting of placing several glass or plastic “cups” (open spheres) on the body. It is used to deal with many medical problems. Can cupping treat high creatinine level? Yes, it can help deal with kidney problems which is the root reason why your creatinine level elevates.
What is cupping and how does is apply?
TCM practitioners warm the cups using a cotton ball or other flammable substance, which is then placed inside the cup to remove all the oxygen. The practitioner then removes the substance and places the cup against the skin. The air in the cup then cools, creating lower pressure inside the cup, creating a vacuum and allowing the cup to stick to the skin. Fleshy sites on the body, such as the back and stomach, are the preferred sites for treatment.
Scraping, or “Gua Sha,” is a folk medicine technique that uses pieces of smooth jade, bone, animal tusks, horns, or smooth stones to scrape along the skin to release obstruction and toxins that are trapped at the surface of the skin. The scraping is done until red spots then bruising cover the treatment area.
However, to treat high creatinine level caused by kidneys damages, only cupping is not enough. In the view of TCM, if your kidneys cannot work well, it means not just this organ is damaged, but it refers to the imbalance of your overall health.
Thereby, when you are diagnosed with high creatinine level caused by kidney problems. TCM practitioners always use various treatment options to repair your damages kidneys and improve your kidney functions. As long as your kidneys can work better, your excessive creatinine will be removed by your kidneys themselves without help of dialysis or other similar treatments.
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