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VacuTherapies and Working With the Senior Athlete

There are more than 10,000 men and women between the ages of 50 and 90+ that gather every two years to compete in the National Senior Games. These athletes train year round in their chosen sport and participate in yearly local events in order to improve their skills.

As with athletes at any age, injuries occur that can sometimes sideline them. I know, because I’m one of them. No one wants to take time out due to a nagging injury. VacuTherapies can really help speed up recovery time.

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Techniques to Help Your Pediatric Clients

Used properly, cups can facilitate the body’s ability to stay healthy and return itself to a balanced state when things do go awry. In working with infants, toddlers and weak or frail children, it’s important to use the small face cups.

After two years of age, you can begin using the larger, stronger vacuum cups carefully. Cupping addresses issues like colic, mastoiditis and ear infections, teething, asthma and lung conditions, magnets for bumps bruises and pain, easing soft tissue through growth spurts, muscle spasms (charley horse), scoliosis, indigestion, headache, fevers, sprains, swellings, nervous system sedation, excess excitation like crying and irritability, trouble falling asleep, ADHD and so much more.

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Adding This Method of Cupping Decompression Aids in the Treatment of Scoliosis

Massage Magazine’s latest article explores the benefits of using ACE Massage Cupping and MediCupping therapies in the treatment of Scoliosis. Here’s a short preview of the article. Soft tissue manipulation has proven itself to be beneficial for scoliotic conditions, and vacuum manual therapy is providing a valuable missing link

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Cupping on C-Section Scar Tissue

ACE’s founder, Anita J. Shannon joins us this week for a question on Cupping on C-Section Scar Tissue. Is it alright to use cupping in conjunction with visceral massage or even C-section scar? Thanks, Mel   Thanks for your email and question. Many practitioners use the techniques

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Cupping on Patients Taking Blood Thinners

Beth-ellen Zang joins us this week for a question on Cupping on Patients Taking Blood Thinners. Good morning I wanted to know if there any medications that are contraindicated with cupping the only meds I really had concerns with doing massage was pain medications realizing there pain tolerance

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Self Cupping at Home

Anita J. Shannon joins us this week for a question on Self Cupping at Home. I have a question concerning a pt who wants to perform cupping at home and has purchased a cupping set. She is a (B)mastectomy pt with some lymph involvement. I know not to

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Scar Tissue Reduction on Breast Implants

ACE’s founder, Anita J. Shannon joins us this week for a question on Scar Tissue Reduction on Breast Implants. I just had a breast augmentation about 9 weeks ago. I had two ruptures (one in each breast) from implants that I had for almost 30 years. The

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Question on Cool Sculpting Technique

Anita J. Shannon joins us again for another question in our exclusive Question and Answer Series. Today’s questions come from Pat regarding the effects on the body with cool sculpting.  Exactly what is the nature / effect on body with this cool sculpting? Is it to break down?

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Cleaning Bulb Internals and Cupping on Patients with Ectasia

ACE’s founder Anita J. Shannon joins us today to answer another question in our exclusive Question and Answer Series. Today’s questions come from D.B. regarding cleaning and care of bulbs, as well as using cupping therapy on patients with ectasia. We just purchased some of the facial

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Cupping Therapy with Breast Lifts or Tummy Tucks

Today’s questions come from E.H. regarding using cupping therapy on patients who’ve had breast lifts or tummy tucks. I have been working with several clients who have had tummy tucks years after having a c section. If I understand in the tummy tuck the tissue is separated

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