tui na(redirected from T'ui na)
tui na(too´e nah´) [Chinese] a Chinese system of massage, acupoint stimulation, and manipulation using forceful maneuvers, including pushing, rolling, kneading, rubbing, and grasping, sometimes in conjunction with acupuncture.
tui na(twē nah)
Chinese system of bodywork with the goal of impacting circulatory flow and chi to improve general function and enhance resistance to disease.
[Chinese tui na, push and grasp]
tui na, tui-na, tuina (twā nah) [Chinese tuī ná, poke-pinch]
A traditional method of Chinese massage in which the body is lifted, squeezed, and pushed to improve circulation and enhance disease resistance.
tui na (tōō·ē nä),
n a manual therapy used in traditional Chinese medicine; based on the principles of yin-yang, the five elements, and a meridian view of the body. The goal is to encourage free flow of qi by manipulating the joints, viscera, and soft tissue. See also qi.