"Alternative Medicine therapies have health benefits that can often outweigh modern medicine techniques. The biggest advantage to trying these practices is that these methods don’t pose the risk for unwanted side effects like pharmacological drugs or surgery do. In fact, there’s really no downside to trying alternative practices like essential oils, acupuncture, cupping, moxa, since studies show they can help improve immune system and speed up healing time without the use of any medications." - Dr. Josh Axe.
Chinese massage also known as Tuina is a vigorous massage not only for relaxing or calming purposes but mostly for healing. Tuina treats chronic pain, caused by muscle- skeletal conditions and injuries. Tuina practitioner stimulates acupuncture points along the channels as a form of energy manipulation. Conditions such as immobility of neck, back pain, sciatica, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow respond very well.
"Motion is lotion" - movement and stretching breathe life into the connective tissue. Massage, improves the overall wellness of the body as a whole. While treating one condition such as back pain you might experience relief in headaches, migraines, IBS, constipation, PMS and emotional problems. Moving the fluids around loosens and liquefies the environment which increases conductivity and metabolic transit. It results in improved immune function of connective tissue.
Tuina is more vigorous than relaxing massage, after the treatment you might feel a little sore but after 2 or 3 sessions you will adjust to the deeper pressure and feel amazing results of this healing therapeutic art! Most importantly you will feel charged and ready to go.