Tui Na Massage is an ancient Chinese massage technique that focuses on soft tissue treatment, skeletal alignment, and energy rebalance. This type of massage gives the ability to address both internal diseases and external injuries, as it follows the principles of the Traditional Chinese Medicine. Tui Na massage can resolve energy blocks and deal with stagnated energy caused by stress and traumas.
Tui Na can be used as an integrative treatment with Western medicine as well as other Eastern healing methods, such as Acupuncture, Gua sha, Moxibustion and Cupping.
Other massage techniques
Gua sha is the practice of using a tool to apply pressure and scrape the skin to relieve pain and tension. This action causes light bruising, which often appears as purple or red spots. Its main aim is to move blocked energy to relieve aches or stiffness and stagnated blood to heal associated diseases.
Moxibustion is a technique that involves the burning of mugwort, an herb that facilitates healing of certain conditions. This is done indirectly, lightening a cigar-shaped moxa stick and holding it close to the treated area for few minutes.
Cupping therapy involves placing plastic or glass cups on the skin to create suction, which facilitates healing by increasing blood flow, relieving tension, promoting relaxation and cell repair, as well as the whole energy rebalance.
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