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Critics have recently denounced cupping, yet some of those same critics recommend useless surgeries. Check this out from the NY Times.

Critics have recently denounced cupping, yet some of those same critics recommend useless surgeries.  Check this out from the NY Times. Recently, the media and our blog reported that Michael Phelps as well as other athletes this year had embraced the practice of cupping, where suction cups would be placed on the skin to loosen tight muscles and improve mobility. When it comes to athletes, perceived benefits and the enhanced mental state it brings is good enough, and since cupping of one sort or another has been around for years, one must wonder why.   While there are different theories as Read More »