Body Mechanix Physical Therapy Featured on Health Check: Cupping therapy
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WJAR) — Local practitioners are seeing an uptick in questions about cupping following the Rio Olympics.
Former Rhode Island Lt. Gov. Roger Begin says he’s been getting this ancient Chinese treatment at Body Mechanix Physical Therapy in Wakefield for a couple of years now.
“I have a chronic condition with my neck and shoulders,” Begin said.
So, when he saw Michael Phelps and other athletes at the Summer Olympics: “I knew immediately what it was and it really does make a difference,” said Begin.
Karen Agostinucci, a physical therapist and the owner of Body Mechanix, said there have been many inquiries…