What is Tui Na Massage?

Tui Na massage therapy is an ancient form of Chinese massage therapy. It has its origins in the Shang Dynasty of China in 1700 BC. It is still taught in Chinese Medical Colleges as traditional therapy.

Tui Na is based on the traditional Chinese medical principle of the flow of Qi, or the ‘life force’ through the energy meridians of the body. It seeks to promote a more effective flow of Qi throughout the body by using massage and manipulation techniques. Tui Na involves the use of hands to massage soft tissue and apply pressure on the pressure points. It also involves some manipulation techniques to realign the musculoskeletal system. These techniques may be supplemented by the use of herbal poultices, compresses, liniments, and salves.

How does Tui Na Massage work?

A typical session of This massage could last from anywhere between ten minutes to an hour. There may be more than one session of massage therapy depending on the severity of the ailment. This massage therapy is performed with the patient lying down on a table or floor mat. The patient is required to wear loose clothing and remain barefoot to facilitate the massage process. The therapist will initially examine the area to be treated. And make some inquiries into the patient’s general health, history of allergies, and other existing conditions. After this, the practitioner will decide on the appropriate method of treatment to be followed.

The treatment is carried out by the manipulation and massage of acupressure points, energy trigger points, muscles, and joints surrounding the affected area. Most of the treatment is carried out by hand and may include techniques such as pressing, tapping, and kneading with palms, fingertips, knuckles, or implements designed for this purpose. Chinese herbs may also be applied to facilitate faster healing.

Are Tui Na massages similar to Western massages?

Tui Na massage sessions usually last been thirty minutes and one hour, and normally take place on a massage table. Tui Na is intended to be both relaxing and invigorating. Some techniques and strokes used in Tui Na are much like those used in a relaxing Swedish massage, such as gliding, kneading, rocking, pulling, friction, and rolling.

How these massages different from Western massages?

Because it is based on Chinese medicine, It is also quite different from Western massage therapy. Unlike Western massage techniques, This goes beyond the muscles, bones, and joints to work with the body on a deeper, energetic level. Tui Na practitioners intend to sense the energy of the client with their hands, and affect the flow and distribution of that energy during the session. This massage is often used in concert with other TCM therapies including acupuncture, Chinese herbal remedies, moxibustion, and cupping.

Do you wear clothes during a Tui Na massage?

Like Thai massage and Shiatsu, Tui Na is traditionally practiced on fully clothed clients. You should wear loose, comfortable clothing to ensure the practitioner can move your joints through the full range of motion. In a Tui Na massage, massage oils are only used on the neck, hands, and feet.

How does It help your qi?

Traditional Chinese Medicine philosophy treats patients holistically, focusing on physical, mental, and spiritual wellness. Tui Na is intended to restore physiological and emotional balance by unblocking channels of qi through the body that have been blocked by tension, bad habits, and poor health.

Is It good for chronic neck pain?

One study shows that This massage is a welcome relief for those with chronic neck pain. Study participants who received this massage for neck pain experienced significant relief from their pain and discomfort.

Can you become a Tui Na practitioner?

Most massage therapy schools in the India do not include any education in Tui Na massage except for a brief introduction. If you are interested in training in Tui Na massage or finding a certified Tui Na practitioner, contact the American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia (AOBTA) for more information.

Is Tui Na a medical massage?

Tui Na is a standard treatment in TCM hospitals and clinics throughout China, and continues to be used in modern TCM hospitals to this day. It can be used to either encourage overall wellness (through harnessing qi) to treat specific conditions like low back pain. Tui Na massage, combined with herbs and acupuncture, is a vital part of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Benefits of Tui Na Massage:

  1. This massage therapy concentrates on the freeing the blocked energy meridians in the affected areas of the body to bring about prompt relief from pain and to allow the body to heal itself. It is used for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders and chronic stress-related disorders of the digestive, respiratory and reproductive systems. It is very useful in treating chronic problems such as shoulder pain, joint pain, back pain, and disorders in the lower leg and ankle.
  2. Tui Na is an intensive form of massage therapy and focuses on curing specific ailments and is not suitable as form of general body massage therapy for aiding in relaxation. It should not be used in conditions involving fractures, phlebitis, infections, open wounds, and lesions. It should also be avoided during pregnancy and menstruation.

Note: All Of Our Staff were duly Vaccinated for covid-19, and we make regular medical checkups done. Our Massage services are available all over India. and we have independent massage therapists, escorts, call girls, housewives available.

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