Tui na

TuiNa MassageTui Na is a distinct form of Asian bodywork. Tui Na uses rhythmic compression along energy channels of the body (meridians), as well as a variety of techniques that improve the bodies circulation, muscle, skin tone and lubricate the joints. Like acupressure, Tui Na directly affects the flow of energy by holding and pressing the body at acupressure points to allow the body to naturally heal itself.

Tui Na resembles conventional western massage with similar techniques like gliding, kneading, percussion, friction, pulling, rotation, rocking, vibration, and shaking. However, Tui Na is a therapeutic form of massage unlike the relaxation style of Swedish massage. Tui Na is Chinese Medical Massage or Chinese Physical Therapy. Specific Tui Na techniques including rolling, one finger pushing. You may also experience other techniques like Gua Sha, Moxibustion or Cupping with a Tui Na treatment.

Tui Na focuses on medical conditions, chronic conditions and chronic pain. Tui Na helps to relieve inflammation. Tui Na improves circulation, muscle and skin tone. Tui Na is effective for chronic pain associated with the muscles, joints, and skeletal system. Tui Na helps to relieve stiffness, cramps, muscle spasms, numbness, tingling. It's especially effective for joint pain like arthritis, sciatica, muscle spasms, and pain in the back, neck, and shoulders. Tui Na helps to relieve chronic conditions such as insomnia, constipation, headaches (including migraines), and tension associated with stress. Tui Na may also help with allergies and sinusitis, digestive disorders, respiratory conditions, and reproductive dysfunctions. Tui Na relaxes tension in your tissues.

Tui Na simply works for preventative health. Tui Na by design prevents problems. Tui Na is well represented by the Tri-Unity. The Tri-Unity is the logo of East-West. The Tri-Unity represents body, mind and spirit. Tui Na keeps the body's energy in balance to maintain good health. Good health promotes physical health, mental and emotional well-being. The Tri-Unity conveys our passion and commitment for your good health and well-being.

You may experience some soreness after a Tui Na session. This could last for 1-2 days. Be sure to drink lots of water and rest. Combine Tui Na with regular exercise and stretching to help relieve chronic conditions. Or combine your Tui Na treatment with acupuncture at Dr. Zhou’s Pain Management Clinic. East-West is unique in that the clinic is comprised of massage therapists, acupuncturists and doctors of Oriental Medicine. At East-West you will receive a delightful combination of Eastern and Western health practices. With our passion, expertise and approach to massage you may experience treatment after treatment with our unique touch.

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