U.S. Olympic gold medal winner Michael Phelps has made the world more aware of cupping by showing the dark bruises on his body during events at the Rio games. Cupping, and a similar treatment known as coining, have been practiced in East Asia for centuries.
U.S. Olympic gold medal winner Michael Phelps has made the world more aware of cupping by showing the dark bruises on his body during events at the Rio games. Cupping, and a similar treatment known as coining, have been practiced in East Asia for centuries. Robert Gauthier TNS
U.S. Olympic gold medal winner Michael Phelps has made the world more aware of cupping by showing the dark bruises on his body during events at the Rio games. Cupping, and a similar treatment known as coining, have been practiced in East Asia for centuries. Robert Gauthier TNS

Karen Garloch

August 10, 2016 5:33 PM

Cupping, used by Michael Phelps, provides pain relief and eases muscle tension, area acupuncturist says

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