Tuina or Tui Na massage, one of the most popular therapy used for rectifying both outer and inner body structure abnormalities by altering the energy level on body system. This therapeutic massage is a main component of wide range of Traditional Chinese Medicine body massage. It is frequently used to cure superficial trauma and injury and a wide range of musculoskeletal issues.
Tuina is one of the oldest therapy which was originated in ancient china. Unlike other Traditional Chinese Medicines, Tuina massage is becoming popular nowadays due to its treatment and is being used along with Yoga to cure variety of diseases.
How does Tuina Massage work?
This therapy includes several body works in which the practitioner brushes, kneed, roll, press and rub the areas on body. It includes other body works as well, like massage, shaking, tapotement and acupressure. Tuina massage helps to stimulate the flow of vital energy in your body. According to Traditional Chinese medicines, when the flow of vital energy is blocked at certain parts of body, the health problem may occur. The Tuina massage is used to remove such blockages of vital energy in body to improve your health.
Mentioned below are a few health Health Benefits of Chinese Tuina Massage
- Pain in neck and back area
- Digestive conditions
- Musculoskeletal issues
- Pain in joints and muscles
- Migrain, Sciatica and Insomania can be treated
- Fibromyalgia pain
- Irritable bowel and Chronic fatigue Syndrome
Health benefits of Chinese Tuina Massage
Tuina massage is being used to treat various diseases since many years and nowadays it is widely used to cure several diseases which cannot be treated using medicines. Mentioned below are few benefits of Tuina massage.
Reduces low back pain and neck pain:
Sometime when we work more, we get tired and feel like pain in body parts. Tired or suffering from low back pain, neck pain, irritation or tightness? Tuina massage helps you to get relief from such pain. It gives you relief from back pain, neck pain, pain on joints and other pain in body parts. Tuina massage is more effective for such pain, when you do it along with yoga. This therapy is the most cost effective treatment for such pain. All you need to do is to do self-massage along with certain exercises.
Increases blood circulation:
One of the most important benefit of Tuina massage is that it helps in proper blood circulation throughout the body by unblocking some blocked vessels. According to ancient Traditional Chinese medicine Tuina massage, body health problems occur when the flow of vital energy is blocked at certain points in body. Tuina massage removes such blockages and helps to improve your health by providing proper blood circulation in body.
Reduces stress and depression:
Tuina is considered as one of the best therapy for reducing stress and depression. It happens most of the times that we have heavy work load and due to which we usually feel stressed and gets depressed. Tuina is the best therapy for such situations which you can use to get relief. The best part about it is, you can do self-massage whenever you feel stressed or depressed. In a study in 2015, it was found that Tuina massage has a therapeutic effect on stress and depression.
Sciatic Pain treatment:
Sciatic pain or sciatica is the pain causes by sciatic nerve, at the low back which may go down to the lower legs. Sciatica produces a pinching painful sensation at back on lower side. There are several methods being used to treat sciatic pain, but only a few of them are effective. Tuina massage along with acupuncture is considered as best treatment for sciatic pain. In Tuina massage therapy, the practitioner will insert the needles on to the low back (The place where the pain occurs) to cure the sciatic nerve pain. The needles inserted on the body helps in proper flow of blood in the affected area which helps to reduce the sciatic pain.
Reduces pain of Fibromyalgia:
According to a study published in 2007 in Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, it was found that the combination off Tuina and yoga can improve pain and the negative impact of fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia cannot be treated using Tuina, but it helps to reduce the pain which is originated by this disease. The methods used to reduce pain are acupressure and Tuina massage therapy along with yoga.
Treats musculoskeletal Disorders:
Another benefit of Tuina is, it helps in reducing pain and improving function which affects bones, muscles and joints of our body. Tuina is considered as safe and effective for reducing pain. Tuina is cost effective treatment for musculoskeletal disorders.
Treats Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a condition which causes extreme fatigue along with muscle pain and sleep problems. Chronic fatigue syndrome is closely related to Fibromyalgia which is difficult to diagnose. According to a study published by Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion, it was concluded that Tuina has treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. The Tuina massage along with acupuncture treatment can be given to the patient. The one who is suffering with this syndrome, can also practice yoga along with Tuina massage to get relief from pain.