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A Practitioner's Guide to Clinical Cupping

Effective Techniques for Pain Management and Injury

Daniel Lawrence


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A modern approach to the medical practice of dry cupping—to reduce inflammation and stimulate immune response; assist in myofascial release; relieve pain; and improve healing and recovery

Includes links to instructional online video content

A Practitioner’s Guide to Clinical Cupping provides a concise, practical, and easy-to-understand guide to safe and effective cupping techniques, integrating up-to-date research on physiology, neuroscience, and biomechanics.

Physiotherapist Daniel Lawrence--known for his popular “RockPods” cupping training courses--includes all the information a new practitioner needs to get started, including a basic history of cupping and theoretical overview; how to apply and remove cups, and how long to leave them on the skin; how to use oils and creams to assist “glide cupping” techniques, and more. 

Chapters detail specific cupping practices for different parts of the body and common ailments, including:

  • Achilles tendon and shin pain
  • Knee, hamstring, and quad pain
  • Hip problems
  • Back and neck pain
  • Carpal tunnel and other wrist pain
  • Other common sports and overuse injuries

Featuring full-color photos throughout to clearly illustrate techniques, and video links for more detailed visual instruction, A Practitioner’s Guide to Clinical Cupping offers a complete and immersive learning experience.

North Atlantic Books, 9781623178390, 128pp.

Publication Date: February 14, 2023

About the Author

DANIEL LAWRENCE BSc, MCSP is a UK Chartered Physiotherapist, published author, and international lecturer. Lawrence holds separate post-graduate qualifications in musculoskeletal medicine and education. Having completed 10 years as a University lecturer for Plymouth University based in Truro, he now combines teaching and writing with running an NHS funded clinic in his local area. Daniel is also on the board of directors for RockTape UK, StickMobility UK and PhysioBooks Ltd. He has delivered lectures and workshops on tendon-related subjects throughout the UK including, Therapy Expo, COPA, private physio groups, the Shoulder Symposium, South West Seminars and the British Fascia Symposium 2018. Daniel frequently attends conferences as a guest lecturer and delivers bespoke training to professional groups. During 2020 and 2021, his cupping (RockPods™) course became the most popular RockTape UK based course, as many professionals sought to extend their practice to offer this unique treatment.