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Tui-Na of Chinese Massage Function


Massage is the role of dredge meridians, qi and
blood circulation, smooth the joints. "Q blood Keishi chapter," said: "The form factor panic, meridian unreasonable, disease born heartless rule to massage mash medicine." "Su asked to cite the pain of," said: "chill off in the back of Yu clock pulse is weeping, weeping while pulse blood deficiency, blood deficiency, the pain, the Yu injection in the heart, so the phase lead and pain. by the the heat to the hot air to the pain only carry on. "" Golden Mirror of Medicine and Traumatology Centre Law essence, "said:" The slip by or flutter, which opened the wrong sutures, blood stasis, for the swelling to pain, to use the massage. its meridian, in order to pass the gas canopy, Moroccan its obstruct together, to Sanyu Results of the swelling, the patient can be more. "

   Meridians throughout the body, internal organs are, in the limb outside the network, communication and connection of all human organs, organs, orifices and holes fur, muscles, bones and other tissue, and then run through the blood in the meridians to form the overall link. The role of local massage, such what we offer with our Chinese massage in Pittsburgh, on the body surface, in the local flow of qi and blood, moisten bones, and meridians follow the distribution of blood flow out the body, can affect internal organs and other parts. Such as rubbing the back of eleven, twelve paravertebral open a half inches of Pi, spleen and stomach can stomach Yu, Hoku point can be ended by a toothache. It can be seen as a massage treatment based not only on pain transmission, but also must be based on the principles of the meridian link, acupoints along meridians.

   Modern medicine, manipulation of the physical stimulation, the active area caused by biophysical and biochemical changes in the physiological response of local tissue, this reaction, by reflex and humoral regulation of circulation, on the one hand be strengthened, on the other hand secondary cause the overall reaction, resulting in a series of pathophysiological changes in the process to achieve the therapeutic effect.

   The role of local tissue massage, such as our massage therapy in Pittsburgh, it was observed that direct contact with the skin friction and class action practices, you can clear decline in the epithelial cells, improve skin breath, sweat glands and sebaceous gland secretion is conducive to enhance the skin shiny and elastic; strong stimulation techniques, can cause some cells break down proteins, producing histamine histamine and class material, together with means of mechanical energy into heat integrated role to promote telangiectasia, and enhance the nutritional supply of the local skin and muscle so that muscle atrophy can be improved, promoting repair damaged tissue ; the intermittent compression techniques can increase blood circulation and lymphatic circulation faster (some in the dog's thick tube inserted into the lymphatic vessels, to see after massage than before massage lymph flow increased 7 times faster; both sides of the knee in rabbits injection of India ink, and the side of the knee joint massage, massage, after that of intra-articular side of the ink has been moved to a distance, without the massage side of the joint most of the ink is still retained.) Because the tumor tissue blood circulation and lymphatic circulation to improve and accelerate the absorption of edema and lesions products that eliminate swelling contracture; pulled, plucked, the entire complex and some practices, such as the movement joints practices, are able to remove soft tissue spasm, adhesions, incarceration and dislocation.

   Through the nerves, bodily fluids, manipulation of local operations and our bodyworks in Pittsburgh can have an effect overall. Nervous system, massage can adjust the relative balance of excitation and inhibition. But the way the light rhythmic ease, repeated stimulation, inhibition of nerve sedative effect. Rapid heavier, shorter way, the role of nerve excitability. EEG changes was observed after the massage, see a wave amplitude increases, and increases the amplitude of the time extension of this phenomenon may be caused after massage due to the inhibition of the development. According to spinal cord segments reflection, massage the neck, upper limbs and brain can regulate blood circulation and reduce intracranial pressure, and lower blood pressure; l ~ 2 in the thoracic department, vibration and tapping with the way the heart can cause reflex , expressed as myocardial contraction; vibration knock 1 or 2 lumbar spine, pelvic congestion make small; Chiropractic, which can cause stomach and intestines faster; press Quepen caves sympathetic stellate nodules, can occur pupil dilation, blood vessel relaxation, skin temperature increased in the ipsilateral limb; massage the lower abdomen and inner thigh, can cause contraction of the urinary bladder, treatment retention; abdominal massage can promote the secretion of gastric motility and digestive gland.

   Massage can still cause changes in blood composition and metabolism. Laboratory Proof: After the massage, and the total number of phagocytic white blood cells increase, changes in the WBC increased proportion of lymphocytes, red blood cells slightly increased serum complement titer, oxygen requirements, emission of nitrogen, urine output and excretion of carbon dioxide also have increased.

   In summary, the role of massage, mainly to improve the function of the body, but not massage treatment of functional diseases only, can do nothing against organic diseases. We know that the so-called organic disease and functional lesions, can not be completely separated. An organic disease of human tissue, must demonstrate functional impairment; is called functional disorders may also have morphological changes. Treatment of disease, either directly improve the device quality of the lesion, the barrier functions are eliminated; either through adjustment, to control quality of lesions to be restored. Massage therapy organic diseases of the way the latter. Devices such as gastric and duodenal ulcers that matter lesions, after abdominal and back massage, to improve gastrointestinal function, makes niche healing.
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Tui-Na is Chinese style massage.

Massage as a method of bodywork treatment of people using their hands acting on your body, the area where you feel pain and acupoints the place of pain, specifically the use of push, pull, pressure, Moldova, knead, pinch, point, shoot a variety of means such as to clear the meridians, the implementation of blood, supporting wound pain, Quxie righting, yin and yang effect.
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