Tuina Therapy 101

TUINA is a very popular modality in Chinese medicine because it doesn’t require the use of needles. It also differs from other forms of massage in that it is used to heal specific illnesses of an internal nature as well as musculoskeletal ailments.
TUINA is part of TCM practice and as such follows the fundamental laws and principles of Chinese medicine.Tuina uses oscillating and pressure technique to increase the circulation of Qi and Blood in order to promote healing and relieve pain. Passive joint movements are also used to restore complete function to muscle and joints. The goal in every session is to restore homeostasis through the meridians and regulate the circulation of blood. Pressure varies from light to heavy and the rate of application from slow to quick.

The Benefits of Tuina

Conditions that can be healed using Tunia Chinese medical massage

  • Common cold
  • Cough and asthma
  • Constipation
  • Urine Retention
  • Hemiplegia
  • Stiff Neck
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Piriformis syndrome
  • Insomnia
  • Acute Mastitis
  • Simple Obesity

Booking your Appointment

At some point in most people’s lives, a trip to a physiotherapist can help immensely in assisting their body to function optimally. While a referral from your doctor is not required to see a physiotherapist, your health care plan may require you receive one to be reimbursed for your treatment.

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