If you are wondering why Michael Phelps and other swimmer and athletes have those purplish circles over their body it's called cupping and aimed at improving recovery following workouts or competition. Read more details HERE
Rick Wright, MD, the author of this blog, is a sports medicine physician at Washington University Orthopedics in St. Louis and the head team physician for the St. Louis Blues. He specializes in the treatment of sports-related injuries, and has special interests in knee ACL and revision ACL injuries, meniscus injuries, articular cartilage injuries of the knee, shoulder instability, rotator cuff disease, and total knee replacements. Your comments and feedback are encouraged.
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Cupping? Why Michael Phelps and others are doing it. Read about it here.
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