I know a favorite part of acupuncture treatments for many of you at Pema Chen Acupuncture in Englewood, NJ are the 15 minutes of cupping and acupressure you receive. Looks like many Olympic athletes use it as therapy too!
American Olympic Gymnast Alexander Naddour says this about cupping, "That’s been the secret that I have had through this year that keeps me healthy. It’s been better than any money I’ve spent on anything else."
Click on the links below to check out cupping pictures of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, Olympic swimmer Ruta Meilutyte, Olympic Gymnast Alexander Naddour, and many others!
USA Today: Cupping helps heal the USA men's Olympic gymnastics team
NYTimes: What Are the Purple Dots on Michael Phelps? Cupping Has an Olympic Moment
People: Michael Phelps Shows Bruises from Cupping at Rio Olympics
Go Team USA!
*Photo credit from Lee Jin-man at www.people.com