Tuina massage stimulates the flow of Qi to promote balance and wellbeing within the body using many of the same principles of acupuncture.
Tuina Massage Chinese Medicine
Tuina (pronounced twee-nah) massage originated in ancient China and is thought to be the oldest form of bodywork. It’s an alternate therapy based on the theory that imbalances of Qi, which is the body’s vital life force or energy, can cause blockages or imbalances that lead to health complaints such as pain and illness.
Tuina massage stimulates the flow of Qi to promote balance and wellbeing within the body using many of the same principles of acupuncture. It’s like acupuncture in the way it targets specific acupoints, but practitioners use fingers instead of needles to apply pressure to stimulate these points.
Tuina massage maybe used in combination with acupuncture.
Tuina massage may provide therapeutic effects for pain and illness, or to maintain good health. The technique is effective in reducing stress, encouraging relaxation, and deepening sleep. It’s often used for health issues and injuries related to the musculoskeletal and nervous systems.
Tuina Massage Chinese Medicine technique at Alternate Therapeutics Health & Skin Clinic Atherton may provide therapeutic effects for neck and back pain, musculoskeletal issues, fatigue and insomnia, carpal tunnel, headaches, arthritis, osteoporosis, stress, digestive or respiratory conditions.