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What is Cupping, and Does Cupping Work?

If you’ve watched the Olympics, you’ve no doubt seen Michael Phelps and other Olympians with a distinctive set of circular marks. These marks are caused by cupping, an ancient technique used to relieve muscle pain and stimulate blood flow.  What is cupping? Cupping involves creating suction on the skin with a heated cup and thus lifting the… Continue reading What is Cupping, and Does Cupping Work?