Several Team USA athletes have been spotted (literally) with round purple or red marks. An acupuncturist says these are the telltale signs of an ancient Chinese medicine practice called cupping. She explains why elite athletes may find it useful. Video provided by The Cleveland Clinic
Several Team USA athletes have been spotted (literally) with round purple or red marks. An acupuncturist says these are the telltale signs of an ancient Chinese medicine practice called cupping. She explains why elite athletes may find it useful. Video provided by The Cleveland Clinic

Just a bruise: Olympic athletes such as Michael Phelps say ‘cupping’ therapy helps them win medals

August 09, 2016 03:29 PM