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Myofascial Cupping Practitioner Certification

Jessica Hill, PT, DPT, MSPT, CSCS
8 Hours
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Become a Certified Myofascial Cupping Practitioner in this hands-on course powered by RockTape, and boost your credentials as you learn everything you need to know to offer cupping services the next day.

Myofascial Cupping Practitioner Certification teaches the fundamentals of modern cupping techniques through a full day of interactive labs. Learn how to combine cupping and functional movement to produce the kinds of active treatment strategies that are revolutionizing rehab. Discover effective cupping treatments you can use for pain, sprains/strains, swelling, tendinopathies, and more.


Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (For the in-person event, after attendance has been verified, pre-registered attendees will need to log into their online account to complete the online evaluation. Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, Q&A, and others. After completion of the evaluation participants can download/print their certificate of completion. For those in partial attendance (arrived late or left early), a letter of attendance will be available in the attendee online account after completion of the evaluation. An adjusted certificate of completion reflecting partial credit will be sent within 30 days (if your board allows)).

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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.

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This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. This certificate is proof of your attendance. Please retain it in your records or use for submission as proof of completion when required.

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PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This course qualifies for 6.0 CE Credit Hours.

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Jessica Hill, PT, DPT, MSPT, CSCS's Profile

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Jessica Hill, PT, DPT, MSPT, CSCS, is a physical therapist who received her BA in biology and psychology at Dartmouth College. She completed her professional training at Simmons College where she earned her master’s degree in physical therapy and her Clinical Doctorate Degree in physical therapy in 2002. She is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength & Conditioning Association, certified Specialized Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) level 1 practitioner, certified Functional Movement Screen (FMS) level 1 practitioner, and a certified Functional Movement Techniques provider through RockTape. Dr. Hill has 15 years of clinical experience in general orthopedics, sports medicine, industrial rehabilitation, pre/post-surgical care, performance enhancement, wellness training and injury prevention. She works with all patients of all ages and across all activity levels from highly sedentary people to highly active populations including national caliber/professional/semi-pro/collegiate athletes, extreme and ultra-athletes, law enforcement, and military. Dr. Hill co-founded a group of highly successful outpatient physical therapy practices in VT before starting a solo, concierge practice in NYC.

Dr. Hill evaluates and treats with a whole-body approach that combines knowledge and understanding of localized anatomy and function within the context of full-body structure, function, and movement patterns. She works to restore compromised mobility, strength, stability, and movement patterning through a variety of manual techniques, IASTM, active modalities, progressive exercise, taping, and education. She enjoys solid rapport with her patients and clients, clinical problem-solving, and watching her patients and clients progress to the activities they need to do, want to do, and aspire to do.  


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Jessica Hill has an employment relationship with Movement Matters LLC and receives an honorarium from RockTape. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.
Non-financial: Jessica Hill has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

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Live Event Schedule

Please note: There will be a 60-minute lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


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  1. Integrate the myofascial sequencing model.
  2. Inspect neuroanatomy of the dermal & fascial subsystem.
  3. Demonstrate a novel skin/fascial/movement screening process.
  4. Evaluate research as it relates to connective tissue gliding, pain modulation, and movement therapies.
  5. Practice and integrate myofascial cupping techniques related to soft tissue pathology.
  6. Practice cupping techniques for tension/decompression effects, directionality, external cueing of movement and graded levels of pressure.
  7. Perform various methods of performance and rehabilitative treatment techniques with RockPods.


Myofascial Cupping Framework

  • Review framework of the RockTape Movement Pyramid
  • Understand neuroanatomy, skin and fascial systems and how they relate to the course
  • Review the current literature related to myofascial cupping techniques.
  • Define Time Under Pressure (TUP) as it relates to decompression (curative vs. destructive dosages)
  • Review safety of applications
  • Cupping indications/contraindications

Skin/fascial/movement screening process

  • Introduce and practice use of cupping as it relates to direction and pressure
  • Types of Treatments:
    • Tissue decompression:
      • External Glide – multiple vectors
      • Internal Glide 
      • Cupping plus Functional Movement 
    • Treatment Variables: 
      • Body Positions 
      • Graded exposure techniques 
      • Distraction Methods

External Cueing Concept

  • Use of cupping for movement disorders (post stroke, different types of dystonias, parkinson's, etc)
  • Introduce and practice use of cupping as it relates to movement dysfunction
  • Types of Cueing:
    • Tactile
    • Visual & Tactile    

Nerve Entrapments

  • Learn, practice and perform specific applications of cupping for nerve entrapments:
  • Upper Extremity Entrapments – Median, Radial, Ulnar, others 
  • Treatment considerations for neural entrapment cupping: external glide, internal glide, meaningful movement 

Cupping with Movement

  • Learn, practice and perform specific applications of cupping with movement:
  • External Cueing for Movement Dysfunction:
    • Isolated Movements — Flexion, Extension, Rotation, Ab/Adduction, Deviation
    • Functional Movements — Sagittal, Frontal, Transverse Plane Patterns
  • Treatment considerations for cupping with movement, all movement is a screen/treatment opportunity, work and sport-related movement examples

Condition Specific Applications

  • Introduction of progression and regression concepts for specific conditions with cupping and taping applications (combo of therapeutic interventions)
  • Case studies — Lower Extremity, Trunk, Upper Extremity

Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists/PTAs
  • Occupational Therapists/OTAs
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Massage Therapists
  • Personal Trainers

What Should Attendees Bring

  • Myofascial cups
  • Please wear comfortable and loose clothing for labs – shorts are recommended



Overall:      5

Total Reviews: 5


Kelsey L

"This course gave a great deal of information in a very efficient manner. "


"Great course! Even online, I learned a LOT! THank you! "


"I was very happy with the course. It was very informative."


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