TCM Massage

What is TCM Massage

TCM Massage, or Traditional Chinese Medicine Massage, refers to various massage techniques rooted in the ancient healing traditions of Chinese medicine. This approach to massage therapy incorporates principles from traditional Chinese medicine, including the belief in the body’s Qi (vital energy) and the concept of Yin and Yang, aiming to balance these energies in the body.

TCM massages typically focus on meridians (energy channels) and acupressure points, which are believed to be linked to various organs and systems within the body. By applying pressure to these specific points, TCM massage seeks to improve the flow of Qi, enhance circulation, and promote relaxation and healing.

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Benefits of TCM Massage

TCM Massage offers various benefits stemming from its holistic approach to health and wellness, focusing on balancing the body’s energies. Here are some benefits:

Improves circulation: Techniques used in TCM massage, such as acupressure and cupping, help to enhance blood flow, which can speed up recovery from injuries and reduce muscle soreness.

Reduces pain: By targeting specific acupoints and meridians associated with pain and discomfort, TCM massage can alleviate chronic pain, including arthritis, migraine headaches, and back pain.

Enhances relaxation and reduces stress: TCM massage promotes deep relaxation by reducing stress hormones in the body. This can help improve mood, decrease anxiety, and promote better sleep.

Boosts immune system: Regular TCM massage sessions can help strengthen the immune system by stimulating lymph flow—the body’s natural defense system.

Improves flexibility and mobility: TCM massage can enhance flexibility and range of motion by relaxing tense muscles and promoting more significant joint movement. This mainly benefits athletes or those suffering from stiffness and joint problems.

Detoxification: Techniques like cupping are believed to help remove toxins from the body tissues, which promotes overall health and helps prevent illness.

Balances body energies: According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, health issues arise from imbalances in the body’s Qi (energy). TCM massage helps to balance Qi and correct these imbalances, supporting the body’s healing ability.

Supports digestive health: By focusing on specific meridians that link to the digestive system, TCM massage can help improve digestion and alleviate symptoms related to digestive disorders.

Emotional healing: By addressing the holistic connection between the body and emotions, TCM massage can also contribute to emotional healing, helping to release trapped emotions and alleviate mental stress.

Types of TCM Massage Services

TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) massage encompasses a variety of techniques, each with specific therapeutic benefits. Here are some of the main types of TCM massage services:

Tuina massage: Tuina is a traditional form of Chinese manipulative therapy that uses various hand techniques and manipulation along the body’s meridians and acupuncture points. It’s particularly effective for musculoskeletal conditions and chronic pain.

Acupressure: This technique involves pressing precise points along the body’s meridian lines to stimulate the body’s natural self-curative abilities. It relieves pain, balances the body’s energy, and improves overall health.

Cupping therapy: Involves placing cups on the skin to create suction, which is believed to increase blood circulation to the area where the cups are placed. This can relieve muscle tension, improve overall blood flow, and promote cell repair.

Gua Sha: Gua Sha involves scraping a smooth-edged instrument with superficial blood flow issues across the skin. This technique reduces inflammation, promotes healing, and boosts circulation.

Moxibustion: Moxibustion uses dried plant materials called “moxa” (usually made from the mugwort plant), which are burned near the skin’s surface. The heat warms and invigorates the flow of Qi in the body and dispels specific pathogenic influences.

Reflexology: Although not exclusively a TCM practice, reflexology is often incorporated into TCM treatments. It involves applying pressure to specific points on the feet, hands, or ears, which correspond to different body organs and systems.

Qi Gong Massage: This type of massage integrates physical postures, breathing techniques, and focused intention. The therapist may guide the client through these movements and apply direct treatment.

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Price of TCM Massage Services

The price of TCM Massage services at OM Spa can vary widely depending on several factors, including the spa’s location, the practitioner’s experience, the type of massage, and the session length. 

  1. Foot Relief Therapy

45 mins: 450.000 VNĐ

60 mins: 480.000 VNĐ

  1. OM Signature Massage

60 mins: 850.000 VNĐ

90 mins: 1.200.000 VNĐ

  1. Chinese Oriental Massage

60 mins: 1.000.000 VNĐ

90 mins: 1.300.000 VNĐ

  1. De-stress Back Reviver

60 mins: 800.000 VNĐ

  1. Hot Stone Therapy

60 mins: 900.000 VNĐ

  1. Breast Care

45 mins: 550.000 VNĐ

  1. Tummy Care 

45 mins: 550.000 VNĐ

  1. Localized Bojin Gua Sha

30 mins: 350.000 VNĐ

  1. Full body moxibustion

30 mins: 480.000 VNĐ

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