Here’s What’s Going On With Phelps’ Shoulder
Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine where cups are placed upside down on the skin in order to create suction. It is believed to promote blood flow and promote healing.
Cupping is thousands of years old, but has recently been making news because several celebrities are trying it. Jennifer Anniston, Lady Gaga, Jessica Simpson, and Victoria and David Beckham have all been doing it. And of course, Olympians!
I’m not sure if I’d be into it. On one hand it looks like the massage part of the therapy would feel really good, but if that’s the case, then why don’t I just get a regular massage. But then again... I'm not trying to win any gold medals... sooooo...
The reactions of these guys pretty much sums up how I feel about cupping! Check it out!