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Additional Services at Our Facility

Acupuncture / Chinese Cupping

Barbara Keenan Loster, L.Ac.
Three Treasures Acupuncture
Wednesdays 2:00pm - 6:00pm, by appointment

  
Acupuncture
    Acupuncture is an effective form of medical treatment that has evolved into a complete holistic health care system. Practitioners of acupuncture and Chinese medicine have used this noninvasive treatment method to help millions of people become well and stay well.

Acupuncture promotes natural healing. It can enhance recuperative power and immunity, support physical and emotional health, and improve overall function and well-being. It is a safe, painless and effective way to treat a wide variety of medical problems.

Chinese Cupping
    What is cupping?: Cupping is an ancient method of Oriental medicine, dating back to 300 AD. In modern times cups may be either glass or bamboo and are heated to create a suction and placed on the skin, generally on the back. Assorted styles of cupping include sliding, flash or leaving cups in place for about 10 minutes. Cupping is the inverse of a massage because it applies upward pressure and is a great tissue release.

Purpose of cupping: Cups, when placed on the back follow five meridian* pathways located on the back. Suction from the cups loosens muscles, encourages blood flow through all organs and tissues, release toxins, activates lymphs, and sedates the nervous system.

Benefits of cupping: Cupping may be used for relaxing neck and back pain, stiff muscles, anxiety, fatigue, migraines, common colds and respiratory conditions. Great for overall relaxation of the body.
Barbara Keenan Loster, L.Ac.
 
About Barbara
     
Barbara is an accomplished acupuncturist serving the community for 12 years.

She holds a Bachelors in Nutrition and a Masters of Oriental Medicine with additional training in China. Her practice name is Three Treasures Acupuncture.

Barbara has developed her style of acupuncture by integrating breath work, energy work and qi gong. Using her innate compassion and awareness clients receive emotional and physical healing at its deepest level.

Barbara’s practice is composed of clients of all ages with a base of referrals from therapists and other medical professionals. She is highly effective working with anxiety, depression, trauma, stress and dementia. Each client is a unique individual and receives their own course of treatment suited to their needs. Barbara facilitates healing and insight in a safe environment and reminds us we are not alone on our journey.
   
16618 W 159th Street, Suite 402, Lockport, IL 60441  |  5851 W 95th Street, Suite 300, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
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