Cupping proves to be popular with Rio 2016 Olympic athletes

CuppingFollowing the sighting of cupping circles on the back of record breaking US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and other athletes at the Rio games, there has been a major media interest in the nature of the benefits of cupping for the relief of pain and as an aid to recovery after physical exertion.

Cupping as featured in BBC news coverage

Cupping has long been associated as an element of TCM and much of the media has taken pains to stress that it should not be undertaken as a d-i-y process and is best carried out by qualified experts such as Dr Ling.

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