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Traditional Chinese (Tui-Na) Massage / Dry Massage

Tuina (pronounced 'twee-nah') is a form of Chinese therapeutic massage. 'Tui' meaning to push and 'Na' to grasp.

Tui Na uses rhythmic compression along energy channels of the body, as well as a variety of techniques that manipulate and lubricate the joints. Like acupressure, Tui Na directly affects the flow of energy by holding and pressing the body at acupressure points.

Tuina is performed over your clothed body. Patients sit on a chair or lie on a massage table. Tuina is a medical treatment and as with all TCM modalities. Some techniques performed may be familiar to you. The massage is usually done using gentle to quite firm pressure using palms, thumbs, fingers, and elbows, added to this are various stretches. It can be more vigorous than other forms of massage.

Tuina can be used to treat a variety of ailments:

  • Neck pain and Frozen Shoulder

  • Headache, Migraine

  • Low energy, poor circulation

  • Back pain, Sciatica

  • Digestive Disorders and Stress

  • Rheumatism, Arthritis

  • Joint pain or Moving pain

  • Ankle or Wrist pain

  • Sports injuries

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