Cupping Therapy is an ancient, traditional form of medicine where a therapist applies special cups, which create suction, to your skin. It can remove adhesions, promote circulation in the area being worked, and give the benefits of a deep-tissue massage with little discomfort. It is often used for reducing pain, inflammation, improving circulation and well-being.
Recently and famously, Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps was spotted (pun intended) with cupping marks on his back. He, and other high-level athletes utilize the therapy for reliving tension in muscles, and for many other benefits