About Myofascial Decompression & VacuTherapy™

VacuTherapy™ continues to evolve as new equipment is located and creative

applications are discovered.  It is a traditional, time-honored treatment remaining favored

by millions of people worldwide because it's safe, comfortable and remarkably effective 

for many health disorders. The technique utilizes suction, rather than decompression for

the  relieve inflammation, sedate the nervous system, move stagnant lymph and blood,

hydrate and nourish tissue, shift tissue PH, and can be used on acute and chronic


VacuTherapy™ encompasses using both MediCupping and Massage Cupping rapidly

facilitates rigid soft tissue release, loosens and lifts connective tissues, breaks up and

drains stagnation while increasing blood and lymph flow to skin and muscles in a way

not possible with compression. On a deeper therapeutic level, VacuTherapy™ is very

beneficial for many conditions such as high blood pressure, anxiety, fatigue, chronic

head ache, fibromyalgia as well as ​others conditions listed below:

  • Pain relief
  • Joint mobilization
  • Lymph drainage
  • Detoxification - movement of stagnation
  • Releasing tight, contracted muscle tissue
  • Scar reduction
  • Cellulite reduction
  • Skin toning and firming
  • Contouring the face and body
  • Pre and post-operative therapy to shorten recovery time and enhance surgical result​

Specially designed cups and a vacuum pistol and/or machine are used to create suction

on the body surface. The cups are moved over the skin using gliding, shaking, popping

and rotating techniques while gently pulling up on the cup, or may be parked for a short

time to facilitate joint mobilization or soft tissue release.  This suction stimulates arterial

and venous blood flow along with lymphatic circulation.  The vacuum cups lift and release

rigid soft tissue, as well as scars, adhesions and restrictions. The process clears debris, 

creating drainage, and eases limited movement.  VacuTherapy™ techniques relieve pain 

and enable the body to return to homeostasis.

Discoloration (cup kiss) may occur in result due to toxins and old blood being brought to the

surface, color goes away in a few hours to a few days.


Using a specially designed MediCupping™ Machine, the therapy utilizes a machine

with glass and/or plastic cups to create suction on the body surface. The ability to control

the strength of the pressure and the release of the tissue differentiates MediCupping™

from Massage Cupping™.  The machine provides the ability to "fine-tune" techniques

and movements.  Results are easy to document through regulation of equipment settings

and successful results are achieved due to the consistency of application.  

Massage Cupping™

Massage Cupping™ is an ancient technique that has found its place in the modern world

of massage therapy.  Massage Cupping™ is a modified version of the common practice of

Cupping Therapy.  Massage Cupping™ techniques are an incredible addition to massage

therapy, physical therapy, facials and body treatments. The action on the nervous system is sedating, and people often descend into a profound state of relaxation. On a deeper therapeutic level, Massage Cupping™ therapy is very beneficial for many conditions such as high blood pressure, anxiety, fatigue, chronic headache, fibromyalgia and neuralgia. Body contouring with cupping can eliminate cellulite, and contracted, congested muscle tissue will soften quickly with only a few minutes of Massage Cupping™ bodywork.

Magnetic Micro-cups

Magnetic Micro-cups are an extremely popular enhancement to well-being and a way of relieving aches and strains. The metal tips

which can be used inside cups apply pressure without piercing skin. The tips of Magnetic Micro-cups are magnetic; made from

rare-earth permanent magnetic alloy with surface magnetic field >= 2500 gauss.  Squeezing the bulb and carefully placing the cup

on the skin, allow for therapy to be used for injuries and pain management.  Reflexology treatments for hands, feet and face are easily enhanced with micro-cup magnets.  The cup and magnetic tip stay fixed on the body without piercing the skin. Single or several of the cups can be applied.  ​These powerful tools are used to shift the PH of tissue, enabling release of old debris and enhanced blood and lymphatic flow. Another age-old tool with modern applications and exciting results!

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