Tuin a

推 拿

Q u ic k Re f e re n c e

Contents
Techniques
Basic ..................................................... 1 Compound ............................................ 12 Joint Manipulation ........................... 19

Actions ..................................................... 21 Routines ................................................... 30 Potions ...................................................... 37 Channels ................................................... 43

Tui fa

Along meridians or anywhere

Promotes circulation of qi Clears stagnation Warms & dredges meridians Relaxes muscles & relieves pain

Mo fa

Abdomen, chest, epigastrum, ribs, head

Warms, harmonises, & regulates Middle Jiao Expels Wind Dispels Cold Resolves stasis Relieves swelling

Techniques

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legs.Techniques An fa Points. back Activates qi & blood Relieves spasm Expels Cold & Wind . muscles Calms the mind Regulates qi Clears meridians Moves blood Relaxes tendons & muscles Relieves pain & spasm 2 Ya fa Buttocks. meridians.

legs Regulates qi & blood Clears meridians Relaxes tendons & muscles Techniques 3 .Rou fa Points. meridians. muscles Invigorates qi & clears meridians Activates points Relaxes muscles Relieves pain & spasm Reduces swelling Dou fa Arms.

Techniques Na fa Muscles. legs. tendons Relaxes tendons & muscles Relieves pain & spasm Expels Wind & Cold Moves qi & blood Clears meridians 4 Cou fa Shoulder & arm. ribcage Regulates qi & blood Clears meridians Relaxes tendons & muscles .

chest.Che fa Points. arms. legs Warms meridians Removes obstructions Invigorates qi & blood Expels Wind & Cold Reduces swelling Alleviates pain Techniques 5 . abdomen. meridians Disperses stagnation Expels Wind-Cold & Summer-Heat Stimulates points Ca fa Back.

muscles Moves stagnant qi & blood Expels Wind Clears Heat Relaxes tendons & muscles Relieves pain & spasm .Techniques Nian fa Fingers. toes Stops swelling Alleviates pain Moves qi & blood Relaxes tendons & muscles 6 An rou fa Points. meridians.

arms. buttocks Eliminates phlegm Relaxes tendons & muscles Stimulates flow of qi & blood Removes blood stasis Dredges meridians Alleviates pain Techniques 7 .Ma fa Head. face. shoulders. legs. neck. nape Calms the mind Alleviates pain Aids circulation of qi & blood Relaxes tendons & muscles Ji fa Back. chest.

Techniques Ji dian fa Points. meridians. muscles Activates points Relaxes tendons & muscles Harmonises ying & wei qi Disperses stagnation Activates qi & blood Disperses Cold Expels Wind & Damp 8 .

shoulders. legs. head. arms. buttocks Sedative & analgesic if prolonged Promotes circulation of qi & blood Removes blood stasis Relaxes spasm Disperses Cold Eliminates phlegm Expels Wind Quells Fire Clears meridians Techniques 9 . chest.Pai fa Back.

arms. buttocks Warms & dredges meridians Expels Wind. Cold & Damp Promotes circulation of qi & blood Disperses stasis Reduces swelling Relaxes tendons & muscles Lubricates joints Relaxes spasm & adhesion 10 . chest. shoulders.Techniques Gun fa Back. legs.

collaterals Activates points Activates circulation of qi & blood Harmonises ying & wei qi Disperses stagnation Zhen fa Points.Yi zhi chan tui fa Points. abdomen. chest Activates points Regulates qi Warms the Middle Jiao Calms the mind Opens the chest Techniques 11 . ribs. meridians.

Techniques Knead-grasp Most muscle groups Expels wind Resolves damp Disperses cold Relaxes muscles & tendons Dredges meridians Moves blood 12 Knead-nip Points Dredges meridians Harmonises ying & yang Promotes flow of qi & blood .

Knead-pinch Various Regulates & invigorates flow of qi & blood Calms the mind Resolves stasis Reduces swelling Warms the meridians Knead-vibrate Various Disperses stagnation Resolves stasis Warms & dredges meridians Activates qi & blood Techniques 13 .

limbs Resolves phlegm Opens the chest Expels wind Disperses cold Warms the meridians 14 Push-press Subclavicular fossa.Techniques Whisk-sweep Back. waist. popliteal fossa Stops qi rebellion Dredges the meridians Relaxes spasm Regulates & harmonises qi & blood . armpit.

ribs. back Regulates & harmonises stomach & spleen Disperse stagnant liver qi Relaxes spasm & stop pain Clears obstructions from channels Techniques 15 . diseases of meridians Clears the lungs & stops cough Resolves phlegm Invigorates flow of qi & blood Relaxes spasm & stops pain Calms the shen Promotes digestion Lift-grasp Muscles of abdomen.Pinch-grasp Most muscle groups.

arms. waist. nape. arms. legs Activates blood & resolves stasis Relaxes & rectifies tendons Dredges meridians Eliminates spasm & stops pain . back.Techniques Hold-grasp Back. legs Expels wind Disperses cold Activates blood & resolves stasis Relaxes muscles & stops pain Warms & dredges meridians 16 Pluck-grasp Neck. shoulder.

back. arms. abdomen.Grab-grasp Head. neck. legs Expels wind Disperses cold Eliminates damp Activates qi & blood Promotes urination Warms meridians Relaxes muscles Stops pain Techniques 17 . nape.

waist. back. fossae Expels wind Disperses cold Activates blood & resolves stasis Relaxes tendons & stops pain Dredges meridians Lubricates & facilitates joints 18 Pull-grasp Neck. shoulders. nape. limbs Relaxes & rectifies tendons Relieves spasm & stops pain Moves qi & blood and dissipates stasis Lubricates & facilitates joints . shoulder.Techniques Nip-grasp Neck. joints.

Yao fa Neck. ankle Relaxes muscles & tendons Lubricates joints Releases spasm Releases adhesion Strengthens & renews articular moving ability Ban fa Neck. lower back Lubricates joints Restitutes articular disturbance Releases adhesion Corrects deformity & renews articular moving ability Techniques 19 . shoulder. hip. shoulder. upper back. wrist.

Techniques Ba shen fa Neck. shoulder. lower back Enlarges joint spaces Relaxes muscles & tendons Activates qi & blood Corrects position of joints Relieves pain Releases adhesion 20 .

Relax muscles & relieve pain tui fa an fa dou fa na fa cou fa nian fa an rou fa ji dian fa ma fa ji fa gun fa yao fa ba shen fa grabbing-grasping nipping-grasping plucking-grasping pulling-grasping kneading-grasping Dredge meridians an fa rou fa dou fa na fa cou fa ji fa pai fa zhen fa nipping-grasping kneading-nipping plucking-grasping pushing-pressing lifting-grasping kneading-grasping Actions 21 .

Actions Warm & dredge meridians tui fa ca fa gun fa holding-grasping 22 grabbing-grasping kneading-vibrating kneading-pinching whiskingsweeping yi zhi chan tui fa zhen fa kneading-vibrating lifting-grasping Disperse stagnation tui fa che fa an rou fa ji dian fa Resolve stasis mo fa an rou fa ji fa pai fa gun fa zhen fa holding-grasping nipping-grasping plucking-grasping pulling-grasping kneading-pinching kneading-vibrating .

Expel wind mo fa ya fa na fa ca fa an rou fa ji dian fa pai fa gun fa holding-grasping grabbing-grasping whiskingsweeping nipping-grasping kneading-grasping Expel damp ji dian fa gun fa grabbing-grasping kneading-grasping Eliminate phlegm ji fa pai fa pinching-grasping whiskingsweeping Actions 23 .

Actions Disperse cold mo fa ya fa na fa ca fa ji dian fa pai fa gun fa holding-grasping grabbing-grasping 24 nipping-grasping kneading-grasping whiskingsweeping Relieve spasm ya fa rou fa na fa an rou fa pai fa gun fa zhen fa yao fa ba shen fa pinching-grasping plucking-grasping lifting-grasping pulling-grasping pushing-pressing .

Move blood an fa na fa nian fa ma fa ji fa pai fa gun fa nipping-grasping pulling-grasping holding-grasping kneading-nipping kneading-grasping kneading-pinching Promote circulation of qi tui fa rou fa na fa nian fa ma fa ji fa pai fa gun fa pulling-grasping kneading-pinching kneading-nipping Actions 25 .

Actions Activate qi & blood ya fa ca fa ji dian fa yi zhi chan tui fa ba shen fa grabbing-grasping plucking-grasping 26 pinching-grasping kneading-vibrating Regulate qi an fa rou fa cou fa zhen fa pushing-pressing Regulate blood rou fa dou fa cou fa .

Relieve swelling mo fa rou fa ca fa nian fa gun fa kneading-pinching Calm the Mind an fa ma fa zhen fa kneading-pinching Stimulate points che fa ji dian fa yi zhi chan tui fa zhen fa Actions 27 .

Actions Lubricate joints gun fa yao fa ba shen fa ban fa nipping-grasping pulling-grasping 28 Harmonise ying & wei qi ji dian fa yi zhi chan tui fa Harmonise & regulate Middle Jiao mo fa zhen fa lifting-grasping .

Miscellaneous Strengthen Stomach & Spleen Open the chest Expel wind-cold Expel summer-heat Clear heat Quell fire ca fa zhen fa che fa che fa an rou fa pai fa yi zhi chan tui fa ca fa Actions 29 .