Tui Na, also called the 'Chinese bodywork therapy', uses oscillating and pressure techniques to increase the circulation of Qi (Chee) through the meridians. The massaging and manipulation techniques together create a more harmonious flow of Qi and allow the body to heal itself naturally.
In ancient China, medical therapy was often classified into 'external' and 'internal' treatments. Tui Na was one of the external methods, and is especially suitable for use on the infants and elderly. It has remarkable result in joint pain massage therapy relief.
Today, Tui Na is subdivided into specialized treatment for infants, adults, orthopedics, rehabilitation, sports medicine, cosmetology, etc. As Tui Na is not a drug-based and not a chemical-based treatment, it has fewer side effects.
Joint pain can be caused by many types of injuries or conditions. Rheumatoid arthritis is an auto-immune disorder that causes stiffness and pain in the joints. Osteoarthritis, the most common joint disorder in adults over the age of 45, involves growth of bone spurs and degeneration of cartilage at the joints.
Tui Na Procedure and Treatment
� The practitioner first will explain what is Tui Na and how it works.
� The patient's responses to questions about their health and illness (case history) will be noted.
� The patient will be requested to remove all jewelry and clothing (depending on the treatment area), including their shoes.
� The patient will be covered with a cotton sheet.
� Special oil may be applied during the treatment session.
� After the treatment, Chinese herbs may be applied to the afected area to speed up the healing process.
In addition to being a joint massage therapy relief, Tui Na is a well-known natural treatment for:
� Ankle or wrist pain
� Back pain
� Headache and migraine
� Joint pain or moving pain
� Neck pain and stress
� Parkinson�s disease
� Rheumatism and arthritis
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Try It Out
Instead of applying glucosamine pain relief gel or taking pain killer to relieve the joint pain, why don't you try Tui Na therapy?
Or learn more about Tui Na by reading books, watching videos and DVDs.