Did any one notice the circular bruises on many of the Olympic athletes in the 2016 summer Olympics? Notorious athletes such as Michael Phelps used cupping therapy, commonly used in TCM, to help them preform their best. Many people in the United States are unaware of the benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine. But in recent years it has began to gain popularity in the public and with professional athletes. Below is a link to an interesting article about a former EMT, who found the benefits of acupuncture and TCM.