In China Tui Na is typically used to treat issues and conditions that may normally be dealt with by healthcare treatments such as Osteopathy, Chiropractic and Physiotherapy. In addition, Tui Na can be used as an alternative to the administration of certain drugs.
Tui Na massage can be used to treat recurring pain, especially that caused by musculoskeletal ailments and injuries along with neck, shoulder and back pain, immobility, sciatica and “tennis elbow”.
Moreover, Tui Na is often effect for the treatment of headaches, migraines, IBS, constipation and PMS as well as a range of emotional troubles.
Tui Na is a hands-on, vigorous form of massage, with every technique merging movement with focused pressure, after which the patient may experience soreness following an initial session; this is perfectly normal, and most people’s bodies adjust and adapt to the deep pressure techniques that are applied during treatment.
Effects can vary widely depending on the type of treatment that you receive; some people leave feeling rather light heading subsequently, some may feel rather tired while others feel supercharged.