The main difference between percussive therapy and vibration therapy is that percussive therapy reaches deeper into the muscle. While vibration therapy is applied at a constant pressure to the surface of the body, percussive therapy targets treatment areas by massaging deeper into the muscle. Both modalities increase circulation, reduce pain and soreness, improve recovery, and increase flexibility and mobility by reducing muscle tension. The difference being that Theragun Percussive Therapy has been shown to have larger and longer lasting effects compared to vibration therapy. However, it is important to note that vibration therapy can be extremely valuable to treat areas not appropriate for percussive therapy such as very sore and sensitive muscles or to boney areas of the body such as treating a joint directly.