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China-Thai Massage

Traditional Chineseesian massage

The traditional Chinese massage = TUI NA (Chinese: 推拏[citation needed] or 推拿; pinyin: tui ná), is a form of Chinese manipulative therapy often used in conjunction with acupuncture, moxibustion, fire cupping, Chinese herbalism, tai chi, and qigong.
Tui Na is a hands-on body treatment that uses Chinese taoist and martial art principles to bring the body to balance. The principles being balanced are the eight principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (qv because TCM was codified by the PRC out of many ancient traditions.) The practitioner may brush, knead, roll/press and rub the areas between each of the joints (known as the eight gates) to open the body's defensive (wei) chi and get the energy moving in both the meridians and the muscles. The practitioner can then use range of motion, traction, massage, with the stimulation of acupressure points; this is claimed to treat both acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, as well as many non-musculoskeletal conditions. Tui na is an integral part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and is taught in TCM schools as part of formal training in Oriental medicine. Many East Asian martial arts schools also teach tui na to their advanced students for the treatment and management of injury and pain due to training. As with many other traditional Chinese medical practices, there are several different schools with greater or lesser differences in their approach to the discipline. It is also related to Chinese massage or anma (按摩).

characteristicsi.ehe Tui Na

  • The Tui Na has no side effects, is risk-free and does not hurt

  • It can be used anywhere and at any time of the day

  • You do not need any special medical training, no long preparation and no adjustment period to treat the points effectively

  • As a practitioner, you will not provoke any undesirable reactions. Except that the desired effect does not occur. Most of the time you will be amazed at the effects achieved

What the Tui Na can do

The Tui Na can have a variety of tasks. It can be used by both medical laypersons and medical experts. Tui Na can


  • Eliminate or at least alleviate pain, discomfort, dysfunction and disease

  • Can be used as a healing system, but also as preventive medicine

  • Make a body more resistant to diseases and increase general performance

  • Improve concentration, sleep and digestion

  • Achieving that body regions are discovered with new attention, body layers (skin, connective tissue, muscles, bones) are perceived in their different responsiveness

  • It shows good results with physical and/or psychological complaints such as headaches, tension, nausea, nervousness, motion sickness, sleep disorders, flu infections, colds, coughs (acute bronchitis) and disorders of the excretory functions

  • In the gynecological field, it can be used to treat menstrual problems, bleeding disorders, nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.

Boundaries of the Tui Na

Tui Na, the stimulation of points on the body with the hands, can be just as effective as acupuncture with needles. But this is not always the case:


  • In cases of serious or stubborn diseases, a more intensive stimulation of deeper skin layers must be carried out with the help of needle acupuncture.

  • Tui Na should not be performed if you have a disease of the vascular system (varicose veins, thrombosis) or severe cardiovascular disease. Other reasons for exclusion are inflammation, infectious diseases, osteoporosis, tumors and recent injuries

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