Massage, also known as massage, is the oldest form of external healing. Tuina therapy is based on the theory of traditional Chinese medicine, combined with modern medical theory, the use of massage manipulation on specific parts of the body and acupuncture points, has achieved a treatment of disease prevention and treatment purposes. Mainly through the stimulation of the body to promote the overall metabolism, so as to adjust the coordination and unification of the functions of various parts of the body, maintain the body's yin and yang relative balance, in order to enhance the body's natural resistance to disease.
one. The main features of massage health
Massage is economic and simple, because it does not require special medical equipment, and is not limited by the weather conditions of time and place. It can be implemented anytime, anywhere, and it is stable, reliable, easy to learn and use, and has no side effects. Thanks to these advantages, massage has become a health and fitness measure popular with the masses. For normal people, it can enhance the body's natural resistance to disease and achieve health effects. For patients, it can not only relieve the local symptoms, but also accelerate the recovery of the function of the affected area, and thus receive a good therapeutic effect.
Second, the role of massage health
(1) Dredge the meridians. "Huangdi Neijing" said: "The meridian is unreasonable; the disease is born in inhuman, and the rule is to massage." This shows that massage has the effect of dredging the meridians. Such as rubbing Zusanli, pushing the spleen can increase the secretion of digestive function, etc., from the perspective of modern medicine, massage is mainly through the stimulation of peripheral nerves, promote blood, lymph circulation and tissue metabolism, to coordinate the various organs, organs The function of the room, so that the functional level of metabolism has improved.
(2) reconcile blood. Luo Hong, a well-being practitioner in the Ming Dynasty, said in the “Longevity Immortals Book”: “The massage method can clear the frizz, and it can circulate the Rongrong”. The rotation here is a matter of reconciliation. Because massage is the use of soft, light and force, according to the meridians, according to the acupuncture points, Shi surgery in the human body, through the conduction of the meridians to regulate the body, in order to reconcile the Ying Wei blood, enhance the health of the body. Modern medicine believes that the mechanical stimulation of massage manipulation, through the conversion of mechanical energy into heat energy, increases the temperature of local tissues, promotes the expansion of blood capillaries, improves blood and lymphatic circulation, reduces blood viscosity, and reduces peripheral vascular resistance. Reduce the burden on the heart, it can prevent cardiovascular disease.
(3) Improve immunity. Such as children with dysentery, symptoms relieved or disappeared after massage; pediatric lungs with dry and dry rales, rubbing small horizontal stripes. Palm stripes are effective. Some people in the same age group of children in the side-by-side control group for health massage, the group of children in the massage, the incidence rate decreased, height, weight, appetite, etc. are higher than the control group. The above clinical practice and other animal experiments have proved that massage with massage has anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, and immune-boosting effects, and can enhance the body's resistance to diseases.
It is also because massage can dredge the meridians. The circulation of blood and the balance of yin and yang of the body are maintained. Therefore, after massage, the muscles can be relaxed, the joints are flexible, the spirit is invigorated, the fatigue is eliminated, and it plays an important role in ensuring the health of the body.
Third, pay attention to matters
(1) Physical and mental relaxation. When thinking about massage, you should concentrate on your thoughts. Be especially calm, and don’t be nervous about your body. Ask for physical and mental relaxation.
(2) accurate acupoint selection. Master acupoints and acupuncture methods commonly used to acupoints, in order to get acupuncture accurate, correct method.
(3) force properly. Because it is too small to achieve the desired stimulating effect, it is too large to cause fatigue, and it is easy to damage the skin.
(4) Step by step. The number of massage techniques should be increased from less to more, and the power of massage gradually increased from light to light. The point of massage can be gradually increased.
(5) Perseverance. Whether it is to use massage for health care or treat chronic diseases, it is not effective for a day or two. It often takes time to gradually develop results, so it should be confident, patient, and persevering.
It is worth noting that for those with severe infections, acute infectious diseases, acute hemorrhagic diseases, and skin damage and scald areas, methods are forbidden; for those who are frail, osteoporosis, drunk, and emotionally ill, and pregnant women or Menstrual women's abdomen and lumbosacral, disabled or caution. Routine techniques should be carried out 1 hour after a meal or on an empty stomach, about 20 minutes. To avoid violence, the patient can tolerate it.