Tuina (also Chinese remedial massage,is pronounced "twee nah") is a form of Oriental bodywork that has been used in China for centuries. Tuina works by applying pressure to acupoints, meridians and groups of muscles or nerves to remove blockages that prevent the free flow of qi. Removing these blockages restores the balance of qi in the body, leading to improved health and vitality.
What to Expect on Your First Visit
In a typical Tuina session, the client remains clothed but wears loose clothing, and sits on a chair or lies on a table. The practitioner examines the specific problems of the client and begins to apply a specific treatment protocol. Tuina practitioners may use Chinese herbs to facilitate quicker healing. Session last from 30 minutes to 1 hour. The client usually feels relaxed but energized by the treatment.
Conditions and Contraindications
Tuina is best suited for rectifying musculoskeletal conditions and chronic stress-related disorders that affect the digestive, respiratory and reproductive system. Among the ailments Tuina treats best are neck pain, shoulder pain, back pain, sciatica and tennis elbow. There is anecdotal evidence that headaches, constipation, premenstrual symptoms and some emotional problems may also be effectively treated through Tuina. Other benefits of this massage therapy include alleviation of the stress related disorders like constipation, headaches, premenstrual symptoms and some emotional problems. Anyone who wants to avoid the side effects of drugs or a chemical based treatment can adopt this effective massage technique to alleviate their pain. Contraindications include conditions involving fracture, phlebitis, infectious conditions, open wounds, and lesions.
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