What is Tui Na Massage?





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Published on Oct 1, 2012

"Tui na" is a form of Asian bodywork that goes back thousands of years. This form of massage is governed by Oriental medicine and follows many of the same guidelines as acupuncture.

From "rolling" to "finger springing" to "kneading" and "grasping"-- find out what specific massage techniques go into a tui na treatment. Tui na can be used to treat a variety of musculo-skeletal issues. It's a powerful (and relaxing) form of healing.

Robert Nations, LAc, Dipl, OM has been involved with healing and natural medicine for over 30 years. He graduated from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California and has been on their faculty since 1997. Robert and his wife maintain their private practice, Nations Integrative Acupuncture in San Diego. He is also a staff acupuncturist with Sharp Hospital in Coronado, and contracts with the University of California, San Diego Center for Integrative Medicine as an educator and acupuncturist. Robert is a faculty member at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine's San Diego campus.

Pacific College is one of the leading schools in the nation for acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and massage, where students earn from a certificate up to a Doctoral degree. We have campuses in San Diego, New York, and Chicago, and host the annual Pacific Symposium conference.

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