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Michael Phelps uses cupping to ease his muscle pain. What does science say?
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Michael Phelps uses cupping to ease his muscle pain. What does science say?

Vox - Brian Resnick

When Michael Phelps took to the water to swim in the 4x100-meter relay Sunday, many noticed weird purple circles covering his right shoulder. The dots are the result of cupping, the latest alternative therapy elite athletes are using to try to recover faster and perform better. But as with a lot of …

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