Cupping used by Olympians

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Cupping used by 2016 Olympians to ease aches and pains and help with recovery...

Why are some Olympians using it?

Athletes say they are using it to ease aches and pains, and to help with recovery from the physical toil of constant training and competing.

There are plenty of other recovery techniques competitors use - ncluding sports massage, sauna, ice baths and compression garments - but US gymnast Alex Naddour told USA Today that cupping was “better than any money I’ve spent on anything else…That’s been the secret that I have had through this year that keeps me healthy,” Naddour told the paper, adding that it had saved him from “a lot of pain”.


Read the complete article on the BBC Website.

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