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Paediatric Tui-na Massage


This service is provided by our Acupuncturists, Massage Therapists who only assess and treat the pain of soft tissue and joint and prevention of physical function

Pediatric Tuina massage for Bloating (Infants or Senior)


What is Paediatric Tuina Massage?


Pediatric Tuina is a traditional Chinese therapeutic massage technique specifically designed for children. It is a gentle and non-invasive form of bodywork that aims to promote the overall health and well-being of infants and children. This therapy is based on the principles of traditional Chinese medicine and focuses on balancing the body's energy (Qi) and promoting the flow of Qi and blood.

Pediatric Tuina involves a variety of gentle hand movements, acupressure, and stretches to help alleviate common childhood issues such as digestive problems, sleep disturbances, colic, and respiratory conditions. It can also be used to boost the child's immune system and improve their overall vitality.

This holistic approach to pediatric healthcare emphasizes the importance of maintaining a healthy balance in a child's body, and it can be a safe and effective way to address various health concerns in children without the need for medication or invasive procedures.

It's important to note that Pediatric Tuina should be performed by trained and qualified practitioners who understand the unique needs and sensitivities of children. Parents and caregivers should seek out a qualified practitioner when considering this therapy for their child's well-being.


Why is best techniques for infants and Senior?


For Infants:

  • Gentle and Non-Invasive: Infants have delicate and developing bodies, and their systems are not fully mature. Techniques like Tuina are non-invasive and gentle, making them well-suited for infants who may not tolerate more aggressive treatments like acupuncture or herbal remedies.

  • Safety: Using needles or herbs can be risky for infants due to their small size and the potential for adverse reactions. Tuina provides a safer alternative for addressing common infant issues such as colic, sleep disturbances, and digestive problems.

  • Promotes Bonding: Tuina is a hands-on technique that allows parents or caregivers to bond with their infants while providing comfort and relief. It's a soothing and nurturing practice that can enhance the parent-child relationship.

For Seniors:

  • Sensitivity: Seniors often have more fragile skin, reduced muscle mass, and a heightened sensitivity to pain. Aggressive techniques or medications can be uncomfortable or even harmful. Gentle methods like Tuina can be adjusted to suit the individual's needs and comfort levels.

  • Holistic Approach: Tuina, as well as other non-invasive techniques, take a holistic approach to senior healthcare. It not only addresses physical ailments but also considers the emotional and mental well-being of the individual, which is crucial for senior citizens' overall health.

  • Reduced Risk: Seniors might be taking multiple medications, and adding more can increase the risk of adverse interactions. Non-invasive techniques like Tuina provide an alternative or complementary approach to managing health issues without relying solely on medication.


How long it takes?

For Infants:

  • Treatment (45 minutes): This provides sufficient time for a gentle and soothing Tuina session to address specific concerns or discomfort experienced by the infant. It's important not to overstimulate the baby, so keeping the session relatively short is advisable.

  • Maintenance (30 minutes): Maintenance sessions for infants should be shorter and less intensive compared to treatment sessions. These shorter sessions can help support the baby's overall well-being and address any minor issues that might arise.

For Seniors:

  • Treatment (60 minutes): A 60-minute treatment session for seniors allows for a more comprehensive and thorough approach to addressing their specific health concerns. This extended duration is beneficial for working on various aspects of their well-being.

  • Maintenance (45 minutes): Longer maintenance sessions (45 minutes) are appropriate for seniors to provide ongoing support for their health. These sessions can help manage chronic conditions, maintain mobility, and promote overall health.

In both cases, the duration of the sessions should be adjusted according to the individual's needs and comfort levels. It's important for practitioners to communicate with their clients, monitor progress, and make any necessary adjustments to ensure that the treatment and maintenance sessions are tailored to the unique needs of each infant or senior receiving care.


It can help include:

Research-Based practise

Many ongoing studies prove the efficacy of Tui-na. For example, 2016 research suggests that pediatric Tui-na may be beneficial for the management of infantile fever. At the same time, previous studies show that this massage has therapeutic benefits for acute pediatric diarrhea. In another study, results reveal that Tui-na serves as a viable intervention for childhood anorexia.


According to the statistics of some clinical data in China, fever, diarrhea, cough, and anorexia, the total effective rate is around 94%-96%, and the cure rate is around 80%, within one course of treatment.

Source from:

《Clinical Application of Three-Character-Scripture School Massage》

《Chinese Pediatric Massage: A practitioner's Guide》

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