The Meridian Centre

Tui Na - Chinese Massage Therapy

Tui Na (Chinese Massage) Therapy at The Meridian Centre, Billesley (nr Moseley), South Birmingham

Tui Na(pronounced Twee na) is Traditional Chinese massage therapy that has beenpracticed for over 3000 years. Tui Na literally translated means push and grasp.

It forms onethe four branches of Chinese medicine, the other three being Acupuncture, Herbal medicine and Qi Gong. To this present day Tui Na is used, asa main stream therapeutic therapy in China; treating a wide range of conditionsand a natural way of maintaining good health.

What sets TuiNa aside from other disciplines of massage is it uses the same energy points andchannels as those in Traditional Chinese acupuncture.

Tui Na iseffective in treating:

  • Chronic pain, especially that causedby muscle-skeletal conditions and injuries
  • Neck, shoulder and back pain andimmobility
  • Sciatica and ‘tennis elbow'
  • Internal condition like headachemigraines, fatigue ,digestive disorder can be treated as these energy channelscan be focused on by Tui Na practitioner.

How isTui Na (Chinese Masage) carried out?

Tui Na is a firm massage, performedthrough loose clothing using various lifting, stretching, stroking pushing andgrasping massage techniques. These areaccompanied by acupressure and joint manipulation which aid revitalising ofenergy.

The Chinese believe that health andvitality is dependent on the vital life force “Qi”. (PronouncedChi) which flows freely through our body freely and must be balanced. To encouragethe smooth flow of Chi and remove any blockages Tui Na massage has to be vibrantand strong. Although Tuina is used in conjunction with Acupuncture, as a therapyit stands on its own merits, as a treatment.

Forclients who dislike needles but would like the benefit which acupuncture canbring,TuiNa massage is the ideal treatment. Tui Narelieves the stresses and strain of modern living and keeping your body in goodhealth.


Tui Na Chinese Massage Moseley South Birmingham with the Merdian Centre