Demonstration of cupping, a pain relief method used by many Olympic swimmers

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Cupping has been around for at least 3,000 years but many people saw its after-effects for the first time during the Olympics when swimmers arrived at the pool with purple circles on their bodies.

FOX 4's Rob Collins sat down to experience cupping.

He said he felt like the cup was going to burst off him and go flying.

Thanks to Julie Bear, experienced, acupuncturist, for the education!

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