Tuina Massage

What is Tuina Massage?

7718470_origTraditional Chinese Massage (Tui Na) is a Deep Tissue Massage based on Chinese medicine principles.

It uses a variety of effective techniques to release the muscles, improve circulation and correct any postural misalignments in the body.

Tuina applies varied rhythmic pressure and hand techniques to alleviate tightness, tension, stagnation, deficiency’s and imbalances.  The techniques work with the flow of the meridians (energy channels), as well as the myofascia, tendons, ligaments and muscles of the body.

 

What can Tuina Massage be used for?

Muscles and Joints

  • Muscular Tension
  • Back Pain and Sciatica
  • Joint Pain and Arthritis
  • Postural Misalignments and Scoliosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Repetitive Strain Injury

 

Immune System, Organs and the Mind

  • Digestive and Intestinal disorders such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Headaches
  • Pain and Migraines
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Chronic Fatigue

Tuina is performed through clothing, while the patient is sitting or lying.