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Does Cupping Therapy Help Sports Performance?

2018-11-14T21:45:42+00:00November 14th, 2018|

The world was introduced to “Cupping” as a practice in the 2016 Olympics, where the tell-tale marks (Purple dots or blotches, giant ‘love bites’, bruises)  were easily visible on elite Olympic athletes that were using the practice to reduce pain and improve performance.  While it may have been little known to the general public, cupping has been around as a form of alternative medicine for thousands of years, What is Cupping? Cupping may have originated as early as 3,000 B.C. in China and is now practiced worldwide. The idea has stayed the same, though the technique has evolved. In the [...]