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Anyone else got a TheraGun? I just got the Pro model for my shoulder/neck issue that I've had for five years or so. I switched chiropractors (after first starting with a different one in January) and he's done a bunch of things: STIM (same as other chiropractor) Adjustments (ditto) TheraGun treatments (new) Active Release (new) Cupping (new) STIM tires out the muscles so they relax. Adjustments are just generally good for balance, etc. TheraGun treatments are a form of massage that beats out the knots and ropey textures. Active Release is when he'll find a knot, push hard on it (it hurts), and have me move the muscle beneath his fingers so it helps knead it out. Cupping pulls the skin away from the muscles, which increases blood flow and aids in healing. I'm feeling quite a bit better. What used to be a really annoying, as in every-few-minutes need to feel like I have to stretch (but could never quite get it), has become only a few times an hour, and the stretching motions required are much smaller. Yesterday I got my TheraGun and began some treatments on my own. My new chiropractor found a point on the bottom outside of my left shoulder blade that never hurts in day-to-day life, but when he pushes on it, it's almost knee-buckling pain. He'll find knots in my shoulders, even my right shoulder, and pinch and squeeze it and ask "does this hurt?" and it almost never does. He says I'm probably used to them by now. But there are a lot of knots in there. I'm going to commit to a percussive therapy routine a few times a day. I'm looking forward to trying out some of the different attachments. The smaller ball one really gets in there, and the cone… let's just say it's going to be awhile before I try that out. 🙂 Anyone else have a TheraGun? How about at-home STIM stuff?