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Lymphstar Pro® - Technical Information & Mechanisms Of Action

The Lymphstar Pro® is a therapeutic, vibrational, massage instrument with a unique combination of energetic modalities. They are: 1) physical vibration with sonic, or acoustic, waves, 2) an electro-static field; and 3) electro-pressure created by the use of multiple treatment points. All of these emissions are extremely low in energy so they are gentle and safe. Subtle energies like these may be called "vibrational energy," as they are at a level more perceptible to the energy system, or bio-field, than more aggressive modalities used to treat the body. However, by their very nature, the lymphatic vessels tune into and respond beautifully to this kind of energy!

First, the pulsating sounds that are heard coming out of the control unit and from the therapy heads are the sonic, or acoustic, waves. The therapy heads of the Lymphstar Pro® deliver these vibrations through the surface of the Pyrex glass emitters within the heads. This acoustic wave-front delivers thousands of micro-pulsations into the skin, and creates a gentle, pulsing pressure. It is specifically engineered to replicate the type of motion used in manual lymph drainage, but with an extremely rapid sequence of pulses that cannot be done by hand! If you place a therapy head on your cheek, the pulses are especially easy to feel. By their very nature, your lymphatic vessels perceive it even more! And you can tune the pulses to vary in intensity with our exclusive, digital, pulse-rate control feature for different applications. The slower the rate of the pulses, the less intense the treatment.

Second, vibrational, or energy is further transmitted through a mild electro-static energy field that impinges on the skin of the user, and is transmitted through the glass tube as well. This allows dilation of the vessels via the sympathetic nerves to establish a current flow, from arteriole, to plasma fluid, to lymph vessel. The use of noble gas-filled tubes for this purpose is a safe and time-tested technology, long being used for its dermatological effects in cosmetic devices.** We are applying this electro-static energy in a new manner with the Lymphstar Pro®, by combining it with acoustic vibrations!

And, the third dimension of the Lymphstar's technology is achieved by using multiple treatment points and our pulse-rate controller. By placing two treatment heads at different locations on the body, you generate a "field effect" over the entire area between the heads. We call this effect electro-pressure. With thousands of micro-pulsations vibrating at two locations at the same time, the response is to elicit a wider stimulation of flow within the lymphatics! And, you can vary this pressure by changing the pulse-rate and/or the intensity dial. Thus, this innovative technology provides lymph stimulation as a stand-alone therapy. Or it may be combined with manual massage techniques for a new, highly effective modality.

** Noble/rare gases are all present in the atmosphere. They are isolated and used in many applications from neon lights and flashlight bulbs to skin treatment devices. Electricity is used to "excite" the gases within a vacuum, similar to a neon light bulb. The Lymphstar Pro® utilizes the gases Xenon, Argon, and Krypton in a proprietary combination within a Pyrex glass tube.


The setting that is most often used for general application will include a numerical setting of 5 to 7 and an 11:00 dial setting.

When one pushes the top button, the numbers will go lower till it reaches zero, the fastest rate of output. When one pushes the bottom button, the numbers will go higher with 9 being the slowest rate of output. Turn the unit on, set the intensity dial to 5 to 7 and listen to the sound of the machine. Note the difference in sound as the machine is adjusted, either higher or lower.

The higher numerical setting, toward 9, makes the pulse much slower. The information contained in the frequencies is less compressed. This would make the therapy more soothing or relaxing. This setting, along with the dial turned all the way to the left, would be the optimal setting for someone that is very ill or highly toxic. We would gradually increase the output over several treatments.

The lower numerical settings, such as 0, 1, or 2, put the frequencies at a highly compressed rate. The information delivered will be more stimulating and more concentrated, working at a deeper level. This setting is better for breaking up deeply congested areas, such as a resistant breast cyst or node. It could also be helpful in cellulite therapy, but would not be used for the first few sessions.

It is critical to assess the condition of each client before using the more aggressive settings. Even when treating an injury, such as an arm or leg, one should assess the complete condition of the client.

Use the 5 to 7 numerical setting and the 11:00 dial setting while you are learning to use the instrument, unless the person is very ill or toxic. If very toxic or ill, the 7 to 9 numerical settings and a 9:00 dial setting would be more appropriate.

One of the many strengths of this machine is that you can set it to the lowest of the low settings or whatever setting you feel will work best for the individual. The ability to adjust your therapy as the need arises gives you more control over the benefits of therapyl. No two people will respond the same way. As you become accustomed to the various settings, you will become more confident in which setting you will choose for the individual client.


After years of extensive research, Dr. Cory Carter developed a simple, but effective, way to move the lymph. The Carter Technique for Lymphatic Drainage couples the sophisticated technology of the Lymphstar Pro® with manual therapy to provide measurable results.

The Carter Technique for Lymphatic Drainage is taught in 3 separate levels, each course lasting four days. All earn CEU credits from the AMTA or credit hours from the International Academy for Naturopathy. Courses are taught by professional lymphatic therapists in private practice. It is not necessary to own the Lymphstar Pro® to take the training. Training Schedule


Lymphatic Therapy Training Classes
are offered several times a year.

We use the LymphStar Pro® and other
photonic and vibrational energy therapies
to help the body over-come imbalances.


Dr. Cory Carter has developed unique
and effective techniques for Lymphatic
Therapy & Drainage.

Lymphatic Therapy Training Classes are offered several times a year.

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