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TCM Tui Na - The Art of TCM Massage

TCM Tui Na - The Art of TCM Massage

TCM Tui Na

TCM Tui Na, which you may also see spelled as tuina, is an Oriental massage technique that has been used in China for over 2,000 years. Like acupuncture and all modalities in TCM, Tui Na is based on the flow of Qi through the meridians and is used to adjust Qi flow to the proper organs to treat specific conditions.

Through the application of massage and manipulation techniques, Tui Na can correct Qi stagnation, and bring Qi levels into proper balance to promote healing and wellness. Tui Na is very effective and encompasses various techniques. Tui Na hand technique is used in soft tissue massage to stimulate and relieve pressure in muscles, joints and tendons.

Body alignment techniques are also used similar to Chiropractic, and a variety of herbal liniments and oils are used for specific healing and therapeutic effect.

As with most TCM practices Tui Na is rarely used alone, but in combination with other modalities such as acupuncture and herbal medications, to bring about desired results.

  • Scoliosis
    Frozen shoulder syndrome
    Sprains & strains
    Carpal tunnel syndrome
    Myofascial pain disorders
    Low Back Pain
    Muscle spasms & Adhesions
    Herniated disk syndromes
    Tennis elbow
    TMJ (Temporo-mandibular Joint disturbances)

Yet unlike other massage protocols that can only deal with such external or orthopedic conditions, Tui Na has also been effective in the treatment of:

  • Angina
    Asthma and other respiratory disorders
    Gastric disorders
    Sexual dysfunction and fertility issues

Tui Na is an ancient and proven natural healing technique that can be used to effectively treat many conditions without the use of invasive surgical techniques and/or powerful pharmaceuticals and their related side-effects.


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TCM massage treatments For Dealing With Pain

TCM massage treatments For Dealing With Pain

When you accidentally hit your little toe on something you feel an unimaginable pain at the moment the incident takes place, why not consider TCM Massage? Then, with time, that pain goes away if no damage is done to the skin or the bone. Even if you get wounded, the pain you feel starts going away as the wound heals.

However, at times, some pains do not go away as easily as that. Even though you rub a number of balms or massage the place with a warm cloth, that pain does not go away. At such times what do you do? Normally, you would go to a doctor who would examine you and prescribe you some medication. Nevertheless, if you are ready to try a new method for pain treatment you can try TCM.

What is TCM?

What is TCM? TCM stands for Traditional Chinese Medicine which includes a variety of healing methods for pain such as TCM acupuncture. Traditional Chinese medicine also treats other disorders. Nonetheless, since our focus is getting to know more details about pain treatment let us see how traditional Chinese medicine treats different kinds of discomfort.

Treating Pain Using Chinese Healing Methods-TCM Massage

As a result of our working conditions, one of the main pains that we suffer from is neck pain. This can be a consequence of looking at a computer monitor in the same way for long periods. In traditional Chinese medicine,TCM Massage, neck pain treatment in Singapore is done using acupuncture where a set of needles are inserted to the skin in that area of your body. They also use herbal medication,TCM Massage.

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Another significant pain people suffer from is the ache they have in their lower backs. This can again be the result of our busy professional life where we have to sit on a chair in the same position for a long time, everyday. In Chinese medicine, the solution for this type of pain is again inserting needles to the area that aches and using herbal medicine.

In these different methods what the traditional Chinese medical practitioners are trying to do is create a balance between energy and blood,TCM Massage. They believe pain occurs when there is an imbalance between energy, known as ‘Qi,’ and blood.

Trying these types of healing methods,TCM Massage, without getting used to painkillers is actually a good thing. If you have to use painkillers for a long time to cure your aches, you face the danger of getting addicted to painkillers, which is not good to anyone. If you ask your family and friends you may even find someone who have actually used such traditional healing methods,TCM Massage and cured their pains.

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Four of TCM’s Top Weight-Loss Foods

Four of TCM’s Top Weight-Loss Foods

You may be used to dieting by eating salads, yogurt, and grilled chicken. But Chinese medicine has an entirely different take on how to best eat for weight loss and to build a healthy, balanced metabolism. Eastern nutrition is not based on calories, minerals, or vitamins, but on eating foods that will energetically support organs that are crucial for metabolic health, including the Stomach, Spleen, Kidney, and Liver.

A well-kept Chinese medicine weight loss secret: eat cooked vegetables that not only support these organs’ functions, but also absorb oil during the cooking process. These foods will naturally absorb excess oil in your digestive tract and latch onto excess mucus and lipids in your body, flushing them out during the elimination process.

Some top weight loss vegetables include:

Eggplant – This amazing vegetable is a great meat-substitute. It balances your internal Qi and Liver function, and lowers cholesterol. White ones are the best.

Bamboo shoots – This super-vegetable traditionally eaten in Asian countries helps the Stomach and the overall digestive system work optimally.

Mushrooms – These edible fungi support your Stomach and can also prevent cancer. Be sure to eat them cooked, not raw.

Taro root – This vegetable is beneficial to your Stomach, and has a special ability to absorb oils.

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Singapore Common Internal Diseases

Singapore Common Internal Diseases

    • Bone Fracture 骨折
    • Injury of Muscles & Tendons 筋伤
    • Joint Dislocation 关节脱臼脱位
    • Stroke 中风后遗症
    • Low Back Pain 腰腿痛
    • Lumbar Muscle 腰肌劳损
    • Ligamentous 膝关节韧带损伤
    • Sprain 扭伤
    • Arthritis 关节炎/骨性关节炎
    • Tennis Elbow 网球肘
    • Neck Pain 颈部疼痛(颈椎病)
    • Shoulder Pain 肩部疼痛(各种肩周炎)
    • Facial Paralysis 面神经麻痹
    • Deviation of the Eye & Mouth 口眼歪斜
    • Sore Throat/Pharyngitis 喉咙痛/声哑
    • Cough 咳嗽
    • Cold 伤风
    • Fever 发烧发热
    • Headache 头痛
    • Dizziness and Vertigo 眩晕
    • Allergic Rhinitis 慢性鼻炎
    • Sinusitis 鼻窦炎
    • Asthma 哮喘
    • Diarrhea 腹泻
    • Epigastric Pain 胃脘痛
    • Stomach Reflux 反胃
    • Vomiting 呕吐
    • Anorexia 厌食症
    • Constipation 便秘
    • Urinary Infection 泌尿感染
    • Enuresis 遗尿症
    • Chronic Prostatitis 慢性前列腺炎
    • Impotence 阳痿
    • Hypertension 高血压
    • Insomnia 失眠
    • Poor Memory 健忘
    • Shoulder Pain 肩部疼痛(各种肩周炎)
    • Menoxenia 月经不调
    • Climacteric 更年期综合症
    • Sterility 不孕症
    • Cutaneous Pruritus 皮肤瘙痒症
    • Eczema 湿疹
    • Tinea of Manuum and Pedis 手足藓
    • Acne Vulgaris 痤疮(青春痘)
    • Seborrheic Dermatitis 脂溢性皮炎
    • Psoriasis 银屑病
    • Urticaria 荨麻疹
    • Impetigo 脓疱疮
    • Herpes Zoster 带状疱疹
    • Rosacea 酒渣鼻
    • Ichthyosis 鱼鳞病
    • Hemorrhoid 痔疮



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