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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
    Hypertension
    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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新加坡中医怎么清热

新加坡中医怎么清热

凡以清解里热为主要作用的药物,叫做清热药;以清热药为主组成的方剂,叫做清热剂。

清热药和方,性属寒凉,具有清热泻火,解毒凉血等功效,主要用于热病高烧,热痢,痈肿疮毒等所呈现的各种里热证候。

热证中有热在气分、营分、血分、以及虚热、实热等证的不同,故清法中可分为清热泻火、清热凉血、清热解毒、清热燥湿药四种;别附;清虚热、清脏腑热法。

本类方药性多寒凉,易伤脾胃,对脾胃虚弱的患者,宜适当辅以健胃的药物;热病易伤津液,清热燥湿药,又性多燥,也易伤津液,对阴虚的患者,要注意辅以养阴药,祛邪不忘扶正。

对脾胃虚弱、胃纳不佳、肠滑易泻的慎用。

【组成】

  黄芩15克,黄连15克,陈皮6克,甘草6克,玄参6克,柴胡6克,桔梗6克,连翘3克,板蓝根3克,马勃3克,牛蒡子3克,薄荷3克,僵蚕2克,升麻2克。

【主治】

  大头瘟。恶寒发热,头面红肿灼痛,目不能开,咽喉不利,舌燥口渴,舌红苔白兼黄,脉浮数有力。(本方常用于丹毒、腮腺炎、急性扁桃体炎、淋巴结炎伴淋巴管回流障碍等属风热邪毒为患者。)

【正文】

    功用:清热解毒,疏风散邪。

用法:水煎服。

禁忌:斟酌。

方解:本方主治大头瘟(原书称大头天行),乃感受风热疫毒之邪,壅于上焦,发于头面所致。风热疫毒上攻头面,气血壅滞,乃致头面红肿热痛,甚则目不能开;温毒壅滞咽喉,则咽喉红肿而痛;里热炽盛,津液被灼,则口渴;初起风热时毒侵袭肌表,卫阳被郁,正邪相争,故恶寒发热;舌苔黄燥,脉数有力均为里热炽盛之象。疫毒宜清解,风热宜疏散,病位在上宜因势利导。疏散上焦之风热,清解上焦之疫毒,故法当解毒散邪兼施而以清热解毒为主。方中重用酒连、酒芩清热泻火,祛上焦头面热毒为君。以牛蒡子、连翘、薄荷、僵蚕辛凉疏散头面风热为臣。玄参、马勃、板蓝根有加强清热解毒之功;配甘草、桔梗以清利咽喉;陈皮理气疏壅,以散邪热郁结,共为佐药。升麻、柴胡疏散风热,并引诸药上达头面,且寓“火郁发之”之意,功兼佐使之用。诸药配伍,共收清热解毒,疏散风热之功。

–本文知识只做参考,不可直接依此治疗。

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Physician John Xia Yu

Physician John Xia Yu

Physician John Xia Yu 夏雨 中医师

Singapore Registered TCM Practitioner,Graduated from Singapore College TCM

  • 毕业新加坡中医学院

Specialty: Sport injuries, Pain management, Finger & Toes arthritis, Tendonitis, Internal Medicine (Cold, Cough, Gastritis), Neck & Lumbar Slipped Disc

专长:疼痛病, 运动跌打损伤,内科病(感冒,头痛,胃肠病),颈腰椎间盘突出

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Therapists David Wang Xuecheng

Therapists David Wang Xuecheng

David Wang Xuecheng Therapists 王学成 治疗师 

Graduated with a diploma majoring in Treatment and cure using TCM Traditional Chinese Medicine. David was categorized as one of the senior massage guru in the People’s Republic of China with at least 18 years of clinical practice specializing in Bone thaumotology and all other ailments causing aches and sores.

David possess excellent experience in the treatment of neck and shoulder stiffness, lower body pain and aches therapy, with satisfactory and remarkable results shown especially in Paediatrical massage therapy for children, Growth and development disorders, lose of appetite, and low immunity resistance treatments.

中医治疗专科文凭,国家高级推拿师 十八年临床经验, 擅长骨伤科及各类疼痛的治疗, 对于颈肩,腰腿痛经验丰富,善长与小儿科推拿,对于儿童迟缓发育,胃口不好,体抗力低疗效显著。

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DR. LIU XUESONG, MATTHEW

DR. LIU XUESONG, MATTHEW

Physician Matthew Liu Xuesong 刘雪松 中医师

Registered TCM Practitioner in Singapore. Graduated from Singapore College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Be good at orthopedics & traumatology of Chinese medicine,internal medicine.

  • Bachelor degree of Singapore College Of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
  • 毕业于新加坡中医学院 学士

 

Specialties: Sports injuries, Pain Management, Finger & Toes arthritis, Tendonitis, Internal Medicine (Cold, Cough, Gastritis)

专长: 疼痛病, 运动跌打损伤,内科病(感冒, 头痛, 胃肠病), 儿科病

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Dr. XIA RONGRONG, SHARON

Dr. XIA RONGRONG, SHARON

Prof. Sharon Xia Rongrong 夏荣蓉博士

Sharon Xia is a Singapore Registered TCM practitioner, she is Doctorate of TCM Gynecologic & Infertility and Master of TCM internal Medicine.

  • 1996 – 2001: Bachelor Degree in TCM Internal Medicine, TCM University of Nanjing, China
  • 2003 – 2006: Masters Degree in Internal Medicine & Research in Stroke, TCM University of Nanjing, China
  • 2011: Registered as TCM Physician in Singapore
  • 2010 – 2013: Professorship Degree in Gynecology & Infertility Medicine, TCM University of Nanjing, China
  • 南京中医药大学内科硕士,中医妇科博士
  • Master’s Degree in Internal medicine (TCM University of Nanjing China)
  • Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) in TCM Gynecologic & Infertility.

Specialty: neck and shoulder pain. Cervical Spondylosis internal diseases (Gastric problems Asthma), Gynecologic diseases, irregular menstruation, Acupuncture for face Lift-up and Anti-aging.

专长:颈椎病,颈肩痛, 妇科病, 针灸美容

 

 

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