What is Tui Na Massage
Tui Na, or tuina, is a therapeutic form of massage and has been used in China for
more than 5,000 years. Defined as “the ancient healing art of fingers and strength,”
tui na (pronounced “twee nah”) has been gaining international attention for its safe
and effective treatment for a wide variety of conditions. Tui na massage therapy is
used for giving special treatments to people of all ages, from infancy to old age.
A typical session of tui na massage may vary from thirty minutes to an hour. The
session timings may vary depending on the patient's needs and condition. Clients
remain clothed, wearing loose clothing. tui na methods can include soft tissue
massage, manipulation, acupressure in conjunction with herbal compresses,
ointments, liniments, and heat. The best part of the therapy is that it relaxes as well
as energizes the person.
Benefits of Tui Na massage
The main benefit of tui na massage is that it focuses on the specific problem,
whether it is an acute or a chronic pain associated with the joints, muscles or a
reducing the pain of neck, shoulders, hips, back, arms, thighs, legs and ankle disorders
effective therapy for arthritis, pain, sciatica and muscle spasms
alleviation of the stress related disorders like insomnia, constipation, headaches and other disorders related to digestive, respiratory and reproductive systems.