You don't have to push with it and, in fact, if you do it works less well. It creates tons of blood flow,heat in the area and the tight muscle literally melts out of spasm. Insane.My clients went nuts.
Trigger points that with just a bit of thump pressure were painfull could take the full weight of the thumper with no pain at all. And this baby really hums along.Testing the old one side by side the equalizer pro seemed to be vibrating in slow motion.