Cupping Therapy on Ehlers Danlos Patients

ACE’s founder Anita J. Shannon joins us for another entry in our exclusive question and answer series. Today’a question comes from SH regarding working on clients diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. “The Ehlers-Danlos syndromes are a group of connective tissue disorders that can be inherited and are varied

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February ACE Cupping Therapy Classes

Love is in the air this February, so it’s no coincidence that you’re going to fall in love with these exciting live cupping therapy workshops. Maybe it’s time to finally take France vacation while attending our class in the beautiful town of Flayosc. Or maybe taking in

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Complications from Cupping Therapy Treatments

ACE’s founder Anita J. Shannon joins us for another entry in our exclusive question and answer series. Today’a question comes from TB regarding a client with gallbladder problems possibly experiencing complications post-cupping therapy treatment.   Share:Tweet

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Cupping Therapy on Clients with Facial Injections

ACE’s founder Anita J. Shannon joins us for another entry in our exclusive question and answer series. Today’a question comes from CS regarding using facial cupping therapy on clients who’ve had facial cosmetic surgery. Share:Tweet

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Integrating Vacutherapies Helps Achieve Homeostasis

Let’s play a quick word association game. Here goes: equilibrium, stability, balance, regulate, internal, conditions. And the word we’re looking for is: Homeostasis. Simply defined, homeostasis is the monitoring and maintaining of the body’s internal environment. This process aids the body in maintaining a balanced and healthy state.

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VacuTherapies: New Tools in Our Fight Against Scar Tissue

Fact:  All injuries cause micro tearing of the body’s soft tissue.  After the inflammatory process, which is the body’s natural healing process, healing occurs with the formation of scar tissue.  This action occurs during the proliferation phase of healing in which there are two types or stages of scar tissue formation:

Immature– Immediately after a wound heals, the scar is immature. During this period it may be painful, itchy or sensitive as nerve endings within the tissue heal.  Exercise, massage and heat application will have the greatest positive effect on an immature scar.
Mature– Depending on the size and depth of the wound, scar tissue will cease production 3 to 18 months following wound healing. When scar tissue is no longer produced, the scar is considered mature. While techniques to reduce scar tissue in a mature scar are effective, a more disciplined and vigorous approach is necessary.

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