Tui Na, Not Your Typical Massage
Stripping down to your birthday suit for a modern spa massage can be an uncomfortable
experience for many. And the results are often only temporary.
If you’re looking for a massage that provides longer-lasting results AND allows you to keep
your clothes on, look no further than Tui Na.
It’s a therapeutic form of massage that’s been used in China for millennia and is thought to
be the first system of physiotherapy. Tui Na has gained international attention in recent
years as a safe and effective treatment for a variety of conditions including fatigue, pain and
other musculoskeletal conditions.
At AcuMedGroup, Dr. Rusnak combines this ancient form of massage with acupuncture and
cupping therapy most often to alleviate pain and balance the body’s Qi, the circulating
system of lifeforce energy that is the basis of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Translated as “pinch and pull” in Chinese, there are many types of Tui Na techniques. The
general method entails a specially trained therapist using their arms and hands to massage
muscles and tendons and manipulate the body to improve blood flow and realigns the
Our Tui Na therapist Melissa has 23 years of experience in therapeutic massage and the
strongest hands in Central Florida. You might experience slight discomfort during and
shortly after the massage. But the result is a deeply healing effect on the body, which also
eliminates the mental discomfort associated with pain.
AcuMedGroup Wellness Center is not a spa, but it is a relaxing and serene place where you
can connect with yourself and heal from the inside out.