Thinking about having some treatment but are worried about needles? Try some Tui na – a Chinese massage technique.
Tui na – along with acupuncture, herbal medicine and Qi Gong- is another component of traditional Chinese Medicine. Infact, it predates acupuncture.
Tui na means ‘push and grasp’ and is based the same principles of acupuncture theory, but uses manual techniques to regulate, move or strengthen Qi. These hands-on techniques can be used to treat many conditions, both acute and long-term, and rebalance the body as a whole.
Tui na is usually administered through light clothing. You can see it in action here:
Go on, try it for yourself!