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Tui Na

Tui Na massage

Tui na ("twee na") means "pushing grasping," and is a powerful form of Chinese medical bodywork. Based on the same Oriental medical principles as acupuncture, tui na seeks to improve the flow of qi through the meridian channels. Tui na is particularly effective for conditions involving muscles, tendons and joints, such as structural misalignment, orthopedic problems and sports injuries. It can also be used to treat internal diseases.

It uses soft tissue manipulation, acupoints, and structural realignment methods to treat a wide variety of musculoskeletal and internal organ disorders. In addition, the use of external herbal medicines and therapeutic exercise is also included.  By correcting abnormal anatomic location or relation, activating Qi and blood flow, and removing stasis along the meridians, this therapeutic massage relieves the pain or ache and recovers the functionality of muscle, tendon, bone and joint.

This method involves placing physical pressure, by hand, elbow, or with the aid of various devices, on different pressure points on the surface of the body (which may be far distant from the symptom, related by what is called the meridian system) to bring about relief through greater balance and circulation of fluids (blood, lymph) and metabolic energies in the body (heat, qi). It is intended to help balance the systems of the body in order to treat chronic and acute injuries or disease.

 

River of Health Acupuncture Clinic
& Wellness Center, LLC
110 W. Linden Drive - Suite D
Jefferson, WI 53549
(920) 674-6707

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