Tui Na is one of the four main branches of Traditional Chinese Medicine; its sister therapies are Chinese herbal medicine, acupuncture and Qi gong. Tui na is the forefather of all forms of massage and body work that exist today, from shiatsu to osteopathy. It differs from these other forms of treatment in that it is used to treat specific illnesses of an internal nature as well as musculoskeletal ailments.
Esmee has found that Tui Na is beginning to grow in popularity as her patients begin to notice the benfits that this therapy has not only on their physical wellbeing but also in other aspects of their lives, such as improving their sleep and reducing their stress levels.
The following is a list of some of the conditions that Esmee regularly uses Tui Na to treat:
Arthritis Back pain Carpal tunnel syndrome Frozen shoulder IBS Insomnia Painful periods Sciatica Sprained ankle Stiff neck Stress Tennis elbow