Northwest Broward Orthopedics Physical Therapy Staff

What are the Best Official Alternatives to Cupping

Are you one of the estimated 25 million viewers who have tuned into the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics?  If so, undoubtedly you have noticed the round discolorations on the upper back of several of the Olympic athletes, including Michael Phelps.

These suction cup appearing patterns harken visions of the earliest Olympians being on the losing end of an epic battle with a Kraken! 

Dr. Bruce Fletcher

Focus on Growth from Undergrad to Orthopedic Medical Student


Dr. Bruce Fletcher was born and raised in south Florida.  He studied, as an undergrad, at the University of Miami where he found the journey to become a medical student very competitive.   Part 1 of our series revealed how only a fraction of applicants are accepted into medical school.  US News and World Report recently published an article with data that less than 7% of applicants to 115 ranked medical schools were accepted.