Human Ear structureMyofascial Decompression, otherwise know as “Cupping,” has been used for hundreds of years to for many different treatments. The cups are placed on the skin and air is suctioned out, creating negative pressure. In physical therapy, this negative pressure releases trigger points in the muscle, bringing in blood flow and nutrient exchange. The cups are then moved along the body, pulling the muscle up and allowing for a deep relaxation in the body. In addition to orthopedic ailments, cupping can be used to treat conditions such as Asthma, high blood pressure, anxiety, fatigue, and headaches