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As Michael Phelps powered the U.S. men’s 4×100 relay to gold at the Olympics, many noticed the big, purple spots dotting his right shoulder and back. The spots were bruises created by a centuries-old traditional Chinese Therapy called Cupping, and it’s all the rage among elite athletes. So what is it? In Cupping, a Therapist…

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Meridian Massage: when you first hear this, what do you think of? You know that this is obviously a Massage treatment, but what exactly does “Meridian” mean, and how can this treatment benefit you? When we speak of “Meridian” Massage, we are referring to using oils or lotions to facilitate relaxing Massage techniques along the…

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The ancient healing practice known as “cupping” leaves those strange red circles. Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including helping with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type…

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