Amma therapy | definition of amma therapy by Medical dictionary
Amma therapy A proprietary healing system that incorporates bodywork, diet, herbs and vitamin supplements, and combines traditional Oriental medical principles with a Western approach to organ dysfunction.
There is no peer-reviewed data to support the efficacy of this treatment.
amma therapy (am′ă) [Chinese, push-pull]
A traditional Chinese massage composed of pushing and pulling movements, percussion, and stretching applied to acupressure points on the body.
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One of these ways is Amma therapy, an ancient Chinese massage technique.
How can Amma Therapy help those with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia?
When Janet is low on energy Lisa uses Amma therapy
. A lighted moxa stick is placed by Janet's ankles and the heat is supposed to jump-start the kidney and spleen energy points.