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Dynamic Chiropractic – February 1, 2020, Vol. 38, Issue 02

Myofascial Cupping – A New Spin on an Old Modality

By Douglas R. Briggs, DC, Dipl. Ac. (IAMA), DAAPM, EMT
I consider myself a fairly traditional, conservative practitioner, and I like to keep things simple. I've used certain techniques with great effect for years. It seems that just about every time you open a professional magazine or mailer, someone is promoting a "new" therapy that is really just a new spin on an old, well-established technique. This is not always a bad thing – as professionals, we should always work to better understand and develop our art. But there has to be a balance – I don't think you can really grow and expand if you don't have a good foundation in the basics. 

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