At The Lux Spa, your center for skin care in Chicago, Illinois, we are proud to offer cupping therapy for your back and face. This traditional Chinese medical treatment can help drain lymph nodes and fight inflammation in the skin. Cupping helps lower pain and stress and encourages healing by bringing fresh blood to the area, pulling toxins from the body and improving circulation.
Cupping therapy is a non-invasive (non-surgical) treatment that feels much like a deep massage. It uses small glass cups that gently draw the muscles upwards instead of placing pressure on the muscles. It can be used on the entire face, including the eye and lip areas. When used on the face, this mild suction opens up space between the skin and is a safe, gentle way to achieve firmer, younger looking skin by allowing wastes in the skin to drain and make way for new blood and oxygen to revive the area.
When our master aesthetician, Dawn Stringini, evaluates your skin to determine the best cupping treatment, she may look at bags around the eyes, and work on the crepey texture or wrinkles. Cupping can also help lift and tone the brows, lips and mouth, the jawline, cheeks and forehead. You will notice benefits after a single treatment and if you continue for a series of treatments, the effects are cumulative for best results.
Cupping can also help with aches and pains in the back and neck areas. It can relieve stiff muscles and even help with anxiety as it helps sedate the nervous system and helps relieve migraine pain. Cupping has been used as an alternative therapy for treating asthma and respiratory issues and to relieve the congestion that tends to accompany the common cold.
Many of our patients have been helped with this ancient therapy in a variety of ways. If you are interested in checking out the benefits of cupping therapy with Dawn and our team, and you live in the Chicago, Illinois area, we invite you to call us at 773-868-4800 today.