Jessica Simpson has finally found some relief.
One day after poking fun at her very swollen foot, the singer, who is currently pregnant with her third child, tried out a technique to help alleviate her condition.
Sharing a photo of her swollen foot on Friday, Simpson, 38, wrote that she was experimenting with cupping therapy, an ancient Chinese massage therapy technique thought to increase blood circulation.
Shortly after posting an image of her foot with three suction cup-like tools on it, Simpson proudly showed off the favorable results.
“SKANKLES aka Skinny Ankles ,” she captioned an image of her noticeably less swollen foot.
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Over the years, many famous faces — ranging from athletes like Michael Phelps to stars like Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston — have been spotted with deep red circles on their bodies, a tell-tale sign of cupping.
The technique involves using suction cup-like devices, which apply negative pressure to a person’s underlying sore tissue.
“It can be used as a massage technique, it can stretch the tissue out, it can bring local inflammation to an area for healing, or even break up scar tissue after sur