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What are those marks on his skin? – A primer on Cupping Therapy

By now you have probably seen Michael Phelps win the gold medal in the 4×100 at the Olympic games. If you looked closer you might have also noticed the red circles on his right shoulder known as cupping therapy. Although this treatment has been around for thousands of years, [...]

Treatment options for tennis elbow

Tennis elbow is a tendinopathy involving the tendons of the lateral elbow.  Not surprisingly, most who experience this clinical condition are not tennis players at all.  This injury is seen most commonly in individuals who suddenly overuse a relatively deconditioned and possibly degenerated tendon for the task at hand.  [...]