Published: 07/21/2009 - Updated: 09/25/2018
Author: Jorgelina Reyente
Círculosalud is a wellness center that offers a variety of treatments and therapies that combine different techniques and disciplines. The idea is to approach certain problems, such as psychology, therapies of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture, Tui Na (Therapeutic Massage), Auriculotherapy, along with complementary therapies such as Bach Flowers, against which the results obtained by complementing therapies are much more positive and more permanence in time, promoting the welfare of people.
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Also called Chinese massage therapy, is a therapy that consists of TCM in stimulating acupuncture points through massage, suitable for problems of physical, emotional and behavioral factor.
What is Traditional Chinese Massage (Tuina)?
2000 years ago in China is used Tuina (Tui Na) as a therapeutic method of Chinese massage. It is based on the theory of Chinese Medicine, and the flow of Qi (Chi) through the meridians that also uses acupuncture.
How does it work?
Chinese therapeutic massage or Tuina works through manipulation techniques, from which it tries to establish a more balanced flow of Qi and harmonious, promoting health and curing diseases. This technique involves using your hands to massage the soft tissue (muscles and tendons), acupressure techniques to directly affect the flow of Qi, and manipulation techniques to restructure relations musculoskeletal and ligament
What methods are used?
The main schools in China often place the emphasis on soft tissue, specializing in diseases and pains in joints and muscle contractures. Another method is the pressure with a finger, which emphasizes the treatment of internal diseases. And finally, we have the branch that emphasizes manipulation methods to realign the musculoskeletal relationships and ligaments, specializing in disorders of the joints and neuralgia.
How are the sessions?
The therapist reviews the patient's specific problems through a diagnosis and begins to apply the relevant techniques. The main focuses are the painful places, which are displayed as acupressure points. They can also use Chinese herbs to promote faster healing. The sessions usually last between 30 minutes and an hour. The patient usually tends to feel relaxed but revived by massage.
Types of syndromes that are benefited by Tuina
The Tuina treat specific musculoskeletal disorders and disorders of the digestive system, respiratory or immune due to chronic stress and distance on the nervous system, glands and organs.
Are there any contraindications to undergo the Tuina Massage?
It should not be used when there are fractures, infectious diseases, wounds and injuries.
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It is the oldest massage technique that is known and like Acupuncture is part of traditional Chinese medicine.
Acupuncture is a therapy of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). The purpose is to balance energy or Qi (Chi) circulates through the body via the meridians
This discipline, practical arises in China about 5000 years ago by stimulating the body's ability to resist or overcome disease by correcting imbalances. It also helps the body produce chemicals that reduce or eliminate painful sensations.
There are hundreds of acupuncture points (called acu-points) along the 14 major meridians, or pathways that lead the body. Chinese physicians of the sixteenth century used the term "Qi" (pronounced "chi") to describe the energy that circulates through the meridians. They believed that diseases are caused by an interruption of Qi, causing an imbalance of energy. Acupuncture can correct this imbalance.
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The combination of Acupuncture and beauty is of recent development in the West. It is, in practice, an extension to the aesthetics of a therapeutic form that saw the light in ancient China. In recent times people are more aware and convinced of a better aesthetic appearance. The beauty is an essential component for living in society today. There is a method to stretch the skin that requires no points, no pain or swelling, or forcing patients to spend some time hiding from the world. Because it is not surgery. Already a large number and growing power of acupuncturists say remove the finest lines and marks of the years with the needles of this extraordinary science China.
The benefits of Aesthetic Acupuncture are visible, as it works with the same principles of normal acupuncture normal, by inserting needles into energy points of the body and face, generating stimulation of muscle and making the energy (Qi-Chi) is in balance, as it facilitates the smooth functioning of the cells or the circulation, lessen fluid retention.
Thus, through this treatment, it is possible to avoid invasive therapies or surgery, reversing and slowing the effects of time at the face and body.
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