Kuna Wellness and Acupuncture

Kuna Wellness and Acupuncture

Fire Cupping

Fire Cupping in Kuna, ID

What Is Fire Cupping?

Fire cupping is a form of traditional therapy that uses cups and a heat source to create suction on the skin. Fire cupping therapy is a popular technique in traditional Chinese medicinal practices. The process involves soaking a cotton ball in alcohol, lighting it on fire, and then placing it inside a glass or ceramic cup. As the fire goes out, the cup is quickly placed onto the skin, creating a vacuum as the air inside cools and contracts.

The suction from cupping with fire pulls the skin slightly into the cup, which stimulates blood flow to the area. This increased circulation promotes healing, eases muscle tension, and reduces inflammation. Heat cupping can be used for a variety of conditions, such as back pain, muscle soreness, and respiratory issues like colds and flu. Many find it useful for both physical and mental health.

Initial Consultation

Free

Initial Consultation

Free

The first half hour we meet is dedicated to a thorough discussion of your current concerns and past medical history. Our intent is to gather enough information to understand your health concerns and create a flexible and effective treatment plan that meets your health goals.

Benefits of Fire Cupping Massage

Here are some key benefits of fire cupping:

  • Better Circulation. The suction from the flame cupping increases blood flow to the area, which can speed up healing and reduce muscle stiffness.
  • Pain Relief. Many find fire cupping massage effective for pain management, as the increased circulation helps to reduce inflammation and trigger the release of endorphins, the body’s natural painkillers.
  • Relaxation. Despite the use of heat and flame, hot cupping therapy is generally relaxing, helping to soothe the nervous system and decrease stress.
  • Improved Immune Function. The stimulation from the fire cupping massage boosts the immune system.
  • Variations. There are some variations to this traditional technique, such as wet cupping and dry cupping therapy. 

All in all, the benefits of hot cupping make it a wise choice for those looking for relief from various physical conditions and an overall boost of their health.

What to Expect From Fire Cupping Therapy? The procedure and possible side effects

During a session of fire cupping therapy, cups are heated with fire using alcohol, herbs, or paper, and then quickly applied to the skin. As the air inside the cup cools, it creates a vacuum that pulls the skin slightly upward. This process is generally pain-free, although some heat sensation is common. The cups are left in place for a few minutes to increase blood flow and stimulate the affected areas.

Possible Side Effects:

  • Fire Cupping Marks. Circular marks or discolorations can appear where the cups were placed. These are not bruises but are due to the blood being drawn to the surface.
  • Fire Cupping Bruises. In some cases, especially if the suction is strong or the cups are left on for too long, slight bruising may occur. We do our best not to leave bruises, as we believe that to be counterproductive to the healing process, but some constitutions and health concerns make that very difficult to avoid.
  • Discomfort. Some people might experience mild discomfort during the procedure.
  • Burns. Though very rare, in some cases mild burns may appear. Especially common among inexperienced or unlicensed practitioners. 

Despite these side effects, many find fire cupping therapy useful for easing muscle tension, enhancing circulation, and reducing inflammation. It’s important to have this treatment performed by a skilled practitioner to minimize risks and maximize fire cupping benefits.

Our Insurance Services

Please schedule a week in advance to give us time to look up your plan information, check eligibility and benefits, and inform you of any costs or limitations

  • Full TCM, Initial Appointment – Cost to individual varies
  • 90 minutes
  • First 30 minutes will be a thorough health history discussion and consultation, after which the treatment is the next 60 minutes.
  • Full TCM, Follow-up Appointment – Cost to individual varies
  • 60 minutes

Choose Us for Fire Cupping in Kuna, ID

If you’re considering hot cupping in Kuna, ID, Kuna Wellness and Acupuncture is the best choice. Led by Kyle Wooten L.Ac., a licensed acupuncturist, this clinic offers expert heat cupping therapy that can help ease a variety of conditions and provide much needed relaxation.

Advantages of Choosing Kuna Wellness and Acupuncture:

  1. Expertise. Kyle Wooten brings all of his experience and deep understanding of both acupuncture and cupping therapies, so that each session meets your specific needs.
  2. Comprehensive Care. At our acupuncture clinic, Chinese fire cupping is often combined with acupuncture and other therapies to maximize overall effectiveness.
  3. Latest Techniques. Specializing in cupping with heat, we use the latest methods and safest practices to achieve the best results and comfort during each session.
  4. Personalization. Kuna Wellness and Acupuncture prioritizes individual care, so we focus on your unique health concerns and goals, making it more than just a regular, one-size-fits-all treatment.

Choosing Kuna Wellness and Acupuncture means putting your health in the hands of a professional committed to improving your physical and mental health through traditional and innovative therapies.

About Kuna Wellness and Acupuncture

Kyle Wooten L.Ac.
Our Story

I am a West Point graduate (2009) who served in the Army long enough to get some health problems. Kung Fu, and by proxy Acupuncture/TCM, helps me manage many of those issues. The effects were so great I just had to learn it! Now I choose to help others like I was helped. 

Kyle Wooten L.Ac.
Our Priority
I want to put you in a position to be able to manage your own health, only seeing me for new issues or a general tune-up. I don’t want you to come see me any longer than absolutely necessary! I respect your time, your money, and your independence.

What Conditions You Can Treat With Us

Pain and mobility conditions
  • Back pain
  • Sciatica
  • TMJ pain
  • Foot pain
  • Arthritis
  • Shoulder pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Migraines
  • Headaches
  • Neck pain
  • Neuropathy
  • Back pain
  • Sciatica
  • TMJ pain
  • Foot pain
  • Arthritis
  • Shoulder pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Migraines
  • Headaches
  • Neck pain
  • Neuropathy
Mental and emotional concerns
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stop smoking
  • PTSD
  • Vertigo/Dizziness
  • Tinnitus
  • Brain Fog
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stop smoking
  • PTSD
  • Vertigo/Dizziness
  • Tinnitus
  • Brain Fog
Respiratory and digestive problems, and cold and flu symptoms
  • Allergies
  • Sinusitis
  • Cold symptoms
  • Insomnia
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Allergies
  • Sinusitis
  • Cold symptoms
  • Insomnia
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
Women's health and Post-Procedure support
  • Fertility
  • PCOS
  • Cycle-related issues
  • Chemotherapy Support
  • Post-Surgery recovery
  • Auto-Immune disorders
  • Fertility
  • PCOS
  • Cycle-related issues
  • Chemotherapy
    Support
  • Post-Surgery
    recovery
  • Auto-Immune
    disorders

Affordable Prices For Your Comfort

Complimentary consultation – Free!
30 minutes at the start of everyone’s initial appointment

Follow-up Cupping and manual therapies Only – $60

30 Minutes treatment

Initial TCM appointment – $140

90 minutes treatment​​

Initial Qi Therapy – $100

30 Minutes treatment

Follow-up TCM appointment – $100

60 minutes treatment

Follow-up Qi Therapy – $60

30 Minutes treatment

Initial Cupping and manual therapies Only – $100

60 minutes treatment

What Clients Say About Us

Sterling RadkeSterling Radke
21:52 09 Jul 24
My wife had a sudden impairment of speech, stuttering and almost slurring. As well as twitching and shakeness of limbs and we received no information from the hospital about why or what to do. Our cherished friends invited her for a last minute session for deep precisionmassage, acupuncture and cupping after going over her symptoms the night before. After the session she was close to normal in speech and body control! She will undoubtedly get some much needed rest. Kyle is absolutely amazing. I would recommend a visit for anyone looking to improve their overall well-being!
Jessica WhiteJessica White
16:39 25 Jun 24
Very very thorough, pleasant. Professional. By end of session felt significantly better. Made another appointment , looking forward to it.
Noel KopkeNoel Kopke
16:48 23 Jun 24
Kyle did something that my medical doctors hadn’t been able to do before. He explained to me why i was in pain and explained how everything works togther. After my first visit i can start feeling the effects. I cant wait till my next visit.
MM
23:58 16 Jun 24
Lissa NeedhamLissa Needham
02:55 30 May 24
Kyle is so knowledgeable and understanding. He listened to my issues and explained things in detail. If anyone is tired of pain they have , please go see him! He made my severe pain go away when not one doctor would or even could. I appreciate his caring and sympathetic personality!! Support his Kuna business!!! He will definitely make a difference in your life with his skills!!!
K WK W
00:21 25 May 24
If you don’t go see Kyle at Kuna Wellness for an accupuncture session, you are missing out! I felt so relaxed and felt like I had known Kyle forever. I have a series of appointments scheduled.
Kate LouiseKate Louise
22:02 10 May 24
Great care and knowledge, explains what he is doing and why. Good relief from symptoms. Clean relaxing environment.
LynnLynn
14:04 04 May 24
I have suffered from neck pain and immobility for quite some time. I have tried chiropractic in the past with not much relief. I’m glad I gave acupuncture a try. Kyle is very knowledgeable and spent time asking questions to determine the best treatment for my issues. With massage/acupuncture sessions, combined with at home exercise , I am seeing relief from my neck issues. I’m very pleased to find such an amazing acupuncturist as Kyle in our small town of Kuna!
Kaitlyn GarciaKaitlyn Garcia
16:16 19 Apr 24
What a cool experience! I was feeling stuffy and fatigued from lingering cold symptoms and with Kyle’s expertise he was able to move the gunk through and out of my body. I feel 10x better, more energized, and I can breathe easier now. He was intuitive, careful, kind, knowledgeable, and all around a great practitioner. I will definitely be back!
Robert RobertsRobert Roberts
21:53 03 Apr 24
Literally took my pain away. I tried chiropractor, Dr, medicine massage. Nothing worked and I was tired of crying. Thought I’d give this a try. It’s been worth every penny. Highly recommend giving him a try.
Darci SteeleDarci Steele
13:05 22 Feb 24
Great experience, Kyle explained things very clearly and showed me some really good stretches to do afterward. He helped my neck and arm pain tremendously.
wutang44wutang44
21:44 20 Feb 24
Jeffrey Van FleetJeffrey Van Fleet
17:09 13 Feb 24
Great experience, very knowledgeable. Best pain reduction yet with acupuncture!
Bob ButlerBob Butler
03:57 27 Jan 24
This is Sandy Butler. I think Kyle is the best acupuncturist that has treated me. He is quiet, gentle and know exactly how to help with my pain. I have recommended him to many of my friends and will continue to do so.
A.P. ReedA.P. Reed
15:30 25 Jan 24
Kyle took care of my back and neck problems. I’m a contractor and need my body in working order to be able to complete projects. I was skeptical of acupuncture, I am no longer. Thank you Kyle.
Josh OwensJosh Owens
03:54 29 Sep 23
Kyle is excellent. He listened to me, was attentive and knowledgable, and very good at finding the trouble areas. My neck and shoulders are so much less painful and greater mobility. Kyle has done a great job and I will continue to use his service!
Doug ManningDoug Manning
20:18 27 Sep 23
Kyle is great to work with. He was the first acupuncturist I have visited and the sessions have improved my lower back pain significantly.
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FAQs about Fire Cupping

Fire cupping is a traditional therapeutic practice that involves using heated cups to create suction on the skin. This method has been used for centuries in various cultures to promote healing and well-being by improving circulation and alleviating discomfort.

Fire cupping works by creating a vacuum inside the cups, which is then placed on the skin. The suction generated by this vacuum draws the skin and underlying tissues upward, which helps to stimulate circulation and promote the healing process.

Fire cupping is known for its numerous benefits, including relief from muscle tension, reduction of pain, and enhancement of blood flow. Additionally, it can help to promote relaxation and improve overall physical and mental well-being.

The marks left by fire cupping, which are generally harmless, usually last from a few days to a week. The duration can vary based on individual skin sensitivity and the intensity of the suction applied during the session.

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