Maybe it’s the future, but one New York sports medicine expert said that red wine therapy might just be a waste of perfectly good vino.
The therapy, which Amar’e Stoudemire posted a photo of himself using this week, was made popular among runners and other athletes by a clinic in France said Dr. Lewis Maharam, a sports medicine specialist in New York.
Spas around the world now offer vinotherapy, which became trendy about a decade ago from treatments promising anti-aging effects among other things at Les Sources de Caudalie spa in France.
The theory behind the therapy for athletes, according to Maharam, is that the grape flavonoids in wine help heal micro-tears people get while exercising.
“It’s like you know when athlete does it…
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