Ben Shelton Cupping Therapy 

Ben Shelton is an American tennis player who used cupping therapy at the 2023 US Open.

1. What is cupping therapy? Cupping therapy is a traditional Chinese medical practice that uses suction to draw blood to the surface of the skin.

Is cupping therapy effective? The effectiveness of cupping therapy is still being researched, but there is some evidence that it can be effective for treating a variety of conditions, including pain, muscle tightness, inflammation, headaches, and back pain.

Why did Ben Shelton use cupping therapy?  Shelton has not publicly commented on why he used cupping therapy, but it is possible that he was using it to relieve pain or inflammation in his arm.

Is cupping therapy safe? Cupping therapy is generally considered to be safe, but it can cause some side effects, such as bruising, skin irritation, and pain.

How long does cupping therapy last?  A cupping session typically lasts for 10-15 minutes. The marks from cupping therapy can last for several days.

How does cupping therapy work?  The exact mechanism of action of cupping therapy is not fully understood, but it is thought to work by increasing blood flow to the area, releasing endorphins, and removing toxins from the body.

Who can benefit from cupping therapy?  Cupping therapy can be beneficial for people of all ages and fitness levels. However, it is important to talk to your doctor before trying cupping therapy if you have any underlying health conditions.

Ben Shelton's use of cupping therapy at the 2023 US Open generated a lot of interest in this traditional Chinese medical practice