Massage, or Tui Na, is a form of Chinese manipulative therapy often used in conjunction with acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping, herbs and exercise. It aids the healing of both acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, as well as many non-musculoskeletal conditions. Tui na is suitable for use for infants, adults, orthopedics, traumatology, cosmetology, rehabilitation, sports medicine, etc.
The picture below showed the great Maritial & Medicine master Zheng Huaixian (1897-1982) demonstrating Tui Na on a patient with low back pain. In 1936. as a member of the China team he demonstrated martial art in Berling during the XI Olympic Games. The Sports Hospital (Sports Injury Research Centre) in Chengdu, China remains today as a legacy of his medical system. The hospital treats athletes for performance, sports injuries and rehabilitation. It is a key integrated teaching, research clinic and practice center. Raymond studied his medical system and worked in the hospital for years before moved to Melbourne.