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Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Cupping

Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Cupping

| August 19, 2016 | Reply

Athletes showing off circular bruises (cups marks) on their backs and shoulders have taken the 2016 Rio Olympics by storm but many people are not familiar with cupping (a practice of myofascial release). Myofascial Release is a form of soft tissue therapy used to treat a variety of nagging aches and pains. Athletes have been incorporating cupping as part of a regular injury prevention and muscle recovery to help keep them competing and training at such an elite level.

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