Cupping Therapy Question and Answer Series
Thank you for joining us for another installment of our Cupping Therapy Q&A Series. Here, we feature clinical questions submitted to us by ACE Massage Cupping Therapy practitioners. Our educators offer some brief insight on the topic so that you can expand your working knowledge on this revolutionary bodywork therapy and its benefits.
Is there a safe timeframe to wait before using cupping therapy over a fresh tattoo? How long does it need to heal before treatment can be done without damaging the tattoo
The standard tattoo care rules apply in this case:
A waiting period of 10-14 days should be observed before swimming, taking baths, or massage. Massage Cupping therapy practitioners should adhere to these guidelines for both ACE Massage Cupping and MediCupping.
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Anita J. Shannon has been a licensed massage therapist and licensed cosmetologist since 1983. She specializes in skin care, body treatments, clinical aromatherapy, and various modalities of massage therapy. She has been a national educator since 1990, appearing at numerous national spa and massage conventions each year. For four years, Anita appeared as a co-host on the television program “Health Options Today” with Dr. Mitchell Ghen.
Anita is the founder and director of Advanced Continuing Education (ACE), an NCBTMB CE provider established in 2001. Anita has presented hundreds of workshops on ACE Massage Cupping and MediCupping therapy throughout the US and internationally since 2002. Anita has been published on the subject of cupping therapy in industry publications such as Massage Today, Massage Magazine, and Les Nouvelles Esthetiques. She has published two educational videos on ACE Massage Cupping bodywork, two on MediCupping therapy and one on TheraCupping home care, and is currently writing a book on VacuTherapies. In 2011, Anita was inducted into the Massage Therapy Hall of Fame.
In 2016, Anita opened ACE Institute Online, an online education portal designed to bring cupping therapy training into the digital age. Since its debut in 2016, ACE Institute Online has introduced the revolutionary techniques found in ACE Massage Cupping and MediCupping to over ten thousand students worldwide.
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Twice a month, one of the ACE Massage Cupping™ Educators will be tackling a question submitted to us by a cupping therapy practitioner. Our question this month comes from G.M., on the topic of MediCupping an area of the body that has recently been tattooed.
To gain access to today’s answer, and the rest of the Clinical Question & Answer Series, read below to find out how to become a member of the ACE Massage Cupping Practitioners Association.
|[dropcap]Q:[/dropcap]||Is there a safe timeframe to wait before applying medicupping over a fresh tattoo?
How long does it need to heal before treatment can be done without damaging the tattoo
|[dropcap]A:[/dropcap]||The average tattoo rules apply in this case:
A waiting period of 10-14 days should be observed before swimming, taking baths, or massage.
Massage Cupping therapy practitioners should adhere to these guidelines for both ACE Massage Cupping and MediCupping.
Anita J. Shannon
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Anita is the Director of Advanced Continuing Education (ACE), an NCBTMB CE provider established in 2001, and has presented numerous workshops on ACE Massage Cupping™ and MediCupping™ at national locations since 2002. Anita has been published on this subject in Massage Today, in Massage Magazine and in Les Nouvelles Esthetiques. She has published two educational videos on ACE Massage Cupping™ bodywork, two on MediCupping™ therapy and one on TheraCupping™ home care, and is currently writing a book on VacuTherapies™.
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