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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.

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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 for scar work, and release of C-section scars

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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 is affected  I had a client the other

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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 cup directly over lymph nodes. However, I am

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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 surgeon replaced the implants with new implants and

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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? Disperse? Cups can be used to soften congealed

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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 cups for our clinic and may be getting

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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 from the body and pulled down and excess

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The Difference Between Magnetic Cups and Regular Cups

Exclusively for ACE Massage Cupping Practitioners Association members, Certified ACE Massage Cupping™ Educators (CMCE) will tackle a question submitted to us by a cupping therapy practitioner like you. Our question this month comes from DD, on the topic of using Magnetic Cups. I can’t find a lot of information about magnetic micro cups. Their benefits seem to be

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Cupping Therapy for Patients with Spider Veins – Part 2

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 JLJ, on the topic of using ACE Massage Cupping™ on spider veins. I’m wondering how long per each treatment should cupping massage be performed for spider veins?

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