tui na


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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.
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She is now a Registered Tui Na Therapist and Master Practitioner in Tui Na, Sports Massage and Acupuncture (all with Distinction), and works in the practice with her son Alun, who is similarly qualified in the techniques.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of relaxing yoga with and without the addition of Tui Na touch therapy in fibromyalgia (FMS) patients.
It is an oriental body work therapy that has been used in Chin a for thousands of years,'' explains Lee Boden, a 33-year-old Tui Na practitioner from Crosby.
Tui Na involves massaging the body's soft connective tissues helping joint movement and is a form of acupuncture without needles.
The medicine, known as Tui Na, is said to work on the human energy grid system, carrying signals to every cell in the body.
Add a pummel of Thai, the gentle flowing strokes of Hawaiian lomi lomi, a pinch or two of Chinese tui na and the soothing touch of reiki and you have the recipe for the Elemis well being massage, an hour of heaven designed to send the feel good factor through the roof.
The Tui Na Chinese massage is a further example of the way in which alternative therapies are becoming increasingly popular.
T is also for Tui Na, the most common form of acupressure practised in China.
TCTCM is the first Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) College in the United States that will be able to offer its students this unique opportunity of granting a professional master's degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine as well as a master's degree in Acupuncture and Tui Na with Zhejiang Chinese Medical University.
The owners have been fortunate to have acquired an array of excellent massage therapists from around the country and specializing in such varied techniques as deep tissue massage, sports massage, Thai, Swedish, hot stone, manual therapy, acupressure, and the Chinese practice of Tui Na.
Effects of yoga and tui na in patients with fibromyalgia.