Tuina is an ancient therapeutic technique for treating and preventing diseases more than two thousand years ago. Tuina is already widely used in the medical practice of Chinese Physicians. Tuina has its own distinct therapeutic value. It has gained worldwide interest in recent times; it certainly has its own contribution to make, towards the promotion of health of mankind.
Indications for Tuina Massage
- Neck sprain
- Tennis elbow
- Chronic lumbago
- Acute waist sprain
- Ankle sprain
- Knee injury
- Stress Management
- Soft Tissue Injuries
Pediatric Conditions such as:
- Common colds
General Effects of Tuina Massage
- Relieves spasm, activates flow of blood and Qi in the channels.
- Promotes blood flow, removes blood clots, subdues swelling and relieves pain.
- Detaches adhesion, promotes joint functions
- Relaxes the muscles, tendons and joints.
- Strengthens body’s constitution in general.
Contraindications for Tuina Massage
- Acute infectious diseases such as hepatitis and tuberculosis.
- Bleeding due to trauma and fracture.
- Infections, such as:
- Carbuncles (Skin bacterial infection)
- Erysipelas (Bacterial infection)
- Osteomyelitis (Infection of the bone)
- Suppurative Arthritis (Invasion of a joint by an infectious agent which produces arthritis)
- Bleeding disorders like hematuria (Blood in the urine), hematemesis (Vomiting with blood), and nose bleeding.
- Burn victims and ulcerative dermatitis
- Cancer and septicemia (Blood poisoning)
- Varicose veins, aneurism, acute hypertensive crises
- Phlebitis (inflamation of a vein)
For more inquiries or to make an appointment, visit INAM at 82-A Malakas St., Barangay Pinayahan, Diliman, QC or contact us at 9264810 / 9263356