Tui Na 推拿; ( tuī ná) Tui “to push” and Na “to lift and squeeze, is a form of Chinese Manipulative Therapy often used in conjunction with acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping, Chinese Herbalism, Tai Chi, and QiGong. It is the ancient Chinese medical massage, and is recorded in the Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine since 2300 B.C. Tui Na is a natural non-drug therapy, physical a hands-on body therapy that uses Chinese taoist and martial arts principles in an effort to bring the eight principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) into balance. It involves techniques brushing, kneading, rolling /pressing, and rubbbing the areas between each of the joints, known as the eight gates, to attempt to open the body’s defensive (wei) Qi and get the energy moving in the meridians and the muscles It can be a very deep and vigorous or gentle and light depending on the patients needs for balance. Dr Zisman at East West Herzliya treats patients with Tui na in an effort to bring the eight principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) into balance. Dr Zisman uses range of motion, traction, stimulation of the acupuncture points. These techniques aid in the treatment of both acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, as well as many non-musculoskeletal conditions. In ancient China, medical therapy was often classified as either “external” or “internal” treatment. Tui na was one of the external methods, especially suitable for elderly and on infants. Dr Zisman applies Tui na specialized treatments for infants, adults, orthopedics, traumatology, cosmetology, rehabilitation, and sports medicine
Acupressure is an ancient healing art using fingers and other parts of the body to skillfully press key points in the body related to Chinese meridian points, Dr Zisman applies acupressure massage both as prevention and as a treatment for many health conditions, including headaches, general aches and pains, colds and flu, arthritis, allergies, asthma, nervous tension, menstrual cramps, sinus problems, sprains, tennis elbow, and general stress reduction.
Swedish Massage is a traditional European massage technique using long, smooth strokes for relaxation enhances muscles fluid circulation, relieving muscle tension and pain, promoting the body’s metabolism, and generally healing for the body. Dr Zisman integrates forms of Swedish Massage during her treatments as necessary for the patients well-being .
Dr. Aliza Zisman L.Ac
East West Herzliya Center
477-6495 (720) Usa
By Email: Acuhealth4u@gmail.com