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The human body is a complex organism made up of cells, tissues, organs and systems that all need to work together in harmony for you to live a long and healthy life. It has long been known that issues with toxins, skin congestion, and other health problems can have a negative impact on your overall quality of life.

For over three thousand years traditional Chinese medicine has used cupping treatments to address a wide variety of ailments. It can help improve your complexion and puffiness in the face as well as help to improve blood flow to a targeted body part. Cupping can be included in a treatment plan to help with muscle strains as well as back and neck pain.

Some people also find that cupping can be helpful for address respiratory issues like asthma and lung congestion associated with the common cold. In some cases, it can also help reduce discomfort associated with migraines and rheumatism.

Here at the Lux Spa, located in Chicago, Illinois, our aesthetician Dawn Stringini can perform a cupping treatment in as little as ten minutes.

The process involves placing small glass cups or bamboo jars on your skin in key locations. When they are gently heated it causes the cups to suction on the skin which draws the dermal tissues and superficial muscle layers upward. Many patients find that the cupping treatment feels similar to a deep tissue massage.

If you are in the Chicago, Illinois, area and you are interested in a cupping treatment, you should call 773-868-4800 to set up an appointment at the Lux Spa.