Physical therapists Sean Altman and Vincent Parrillo now provide cupping therapy at their Stamford office.

Stamford, Conn. (May 22, 2018) – Access Physical Therapy & Wellness is now offering cupping therapy at its clinic located at 85 Old Long Ridge Rd. Treatment will be provided by Sean Altman, PT, DPT, CPT and Vincent Parrillo, PT, DPT.

“Cupping therapy is used in a variety of ways like improving the immune system, digestive system and blood flow,” said Altman. “This treatment can help reduce pain, muscle tightness and inflammation, along with a wide range of other benefits.”

Altman was trained by a certified cupping master in China and has taken many education courses in cupping. He also trained Parrillo in the same cupping technique. Although there is no specific certification for cupping, experience and proper coursework are necessities to perform accurately and address the correct areas.

“Cupping therapy is such a unique treatment used to relieve a variety of ailments,” said Parrillo. “I’m looking forward to working with Sean to provide this service to our patients.”

Cupping therapy is considered manual therapy and is covered by insurance so there is no extra cost for this service, according to Altman. Appointments are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon. Patients can schedule appointments by contacting Access Physical Therapy & Wellness at (203)-595-5521 or via email at stamford@accessptw.com.

In addition to cupping therapy, Access Physical Therapy & Wellness in Stamford provides services for orthopedic injuries, back and neck pain, balance problems and dizziness, difficulty walking, headaches, TMJ, and various neurological conditions. For more information, call (203) 595-5521.

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With clinics in New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and North Carolina, Access Physical Therapy & Wellness is the fastest growing physical therapy company based in New York’s Hudson Valley. They have been named to the Best Companies to Work for in New York list for 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2017 due to exceptional employee satisfaction, benefits, and company policies. Access Physical Therapy & Wellness provides a full range of services in physical, occupational and speech therapy.