The Two Main Causes of Pain & How to Manage Them

Pain is widely defined as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage”. In medical diagnosis, pain is regarded as a symptom of an underlying condition. Pain can speak volumes, it can tell what is going on inside your body and what is wrong so we can fix it. However, modern medicine often manages pain differently, it seeks to eliminate or mask the pain but not the problem.

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), a simple yet profound statement sums up the very essence of Chinese medical view of pain:

不通则痛,不荣则痛。

IF THERE IS NO FREE FLOW, THERE IS PAIN; IF THERE IS INSUFFICIENCY (OF QI AND BLOOD), THERE IS PAIN.

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Paediatric Tuina for a brainy, healthy and happy baby

Paediatric massage, or tuina, is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) therapy for children. This technique stimulates specific acupressure points of the body that are particularly beneficial for children. It enhances a child’s energy flow (qi) and blood to harmonise the workings of the organs. It helps a child heal, stimulate growth and brain development, and enhance physical fitness and immune system.

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