Qi Clinic - Remedial Cupping & Massage
Qi Clinic Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine also offers a range or remedial massage treatments and cupping therapy.
Cupping is the practice of using suction to release tension and toxins from the body by restoring bloodflow and drawing out toxins that can remain in the body after trauma and injury.Cupping is effective due to its ability to disperse stagnation and deconstrict tissue fibres through increased bloodflow and more efficient metabolic uptake which then causes release of tightness and thus pain reduction. This is a relaxing and enjoyable technique,which is very effective for many areas of the body. Apart from being used to release muscular tightness,cupping is also able to be used in facial rejuvenation techniques, detoxification,abdominal/digestive issues, cellulite reduction and scar and stretchmark reduction.
Fluid Bodywork Therapy
Fluid Bodywork originated from a technique called ‘Shifting’ and above all in a comprehensive therapeutic method developed by Dr Milton Trager, known as ,Trager Therapy'. It is a rhythmic, flowing rocking technique of the whole body, which is applied simultaneously with pressure point work and short deep tissue strokes. The limbs are gently moved in their natural range of motion with light traction applied to gently stretch out the muscles. Fluid Bodywork facilitates deep relaxation of the Body and mind and works to break up neuromuscular holding patterns as a response to rocking of the client into a freer and lighter feeling. This is a very comfortable form of bodywork that is calming and relaxing.
Hot Stone Massage and Meridian balance
As in many ancient cultures,Chinese medicine has a long history of using heated stones as a means of treating disease.In this soothing therapeutic massage,both manual massage and heated volcanic basalt stones are used to relax and re-energise the body.Stones are placed on energy centres on specific meridians (also known as Chakras ) ,warming and stimulating free flow of energy throughout the body.Reduces stress,enhances lymphatic drainage and melts away muscle tension
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