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Cupping Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis

Anita J. Shannon is back for another entry in our exclusive Question & Answer series. Today’s question about Plantar Fasciitis comes from SW. For more information on Plantar Fasciitis, visit: https://www.mayoclinic.org/.  

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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 both in how affect the body and 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.  

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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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