MTC Basel

Massage





Full body massage

The traditional classical massage includes various manual techniques, where by pressure-, train- and impulses influence the system (muscles, skin, tendons, bones and joints).

It affects muscle tension, induration, headache, irritable bowel syndrome and fatigue syndromes. Therefore, the entire tissue is better supplied with blood, which promotes the regeneration of cells and has a relaxing and revitalizing effect.

The massage has also its positive effects on the circulatory, respiratory and the digestive system and thus promotes relaxation.

 

partial body massage

The Partial body massage, personal problem areas are treated individually and specifically on the head, neck, back or limbs.

foot reflexology

By applying pressure to specific points of the feet different areas of the body are addressed. This improves blood circulation, relieves tension and supports the natural function of the organs.

The effect of Reflexology covers both the physical and the psycho-emotional sphere.

 

Indications

  • Wellness / prevention
  • Restrictions on movement, back and joint pain
  • Indigestion
  • Cycle disorders or other hormonal disorders
  • Insomnia, stress and fatigue
  • Susceptibility to infections
  • Rheumatic complaints

manual lymphatic drainage

Gentle, stroking, circling and pumping massage movements promote the flow of lymph and thus the removal burdensome deposits and excess water in the tissue.

The lymphatic drainage is especially suitable for conditions where there is congestion of lymph or water in the tissue.

 

Indications

  • Acceleration of the healing process for sprains, bruises and contusions
  • Wound healing promoting
  • Optimize scar healing
  • Stimulation of the immune defense
  • Stimulate lymph transport and decongestion of areas of the body for detoxification and cleansing

DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE

This particular technique eliminates targeted muscle tension. By varying techniques subcutaneous tissue and muscles are getting triggered.




TRADITIONELLE CHINESISCHE MEDIZIN (TCM)





TCM TUINA treatment

Tuina (manual therapy) is an important part of the Traditional Chinese Medicine and is based on the principles of Acupuncture, the five-phase conversion theory, meridian system and the acupressure points.

By massaging, pressing, rubbing and soaking certain points, the meridian system and mobilization of the joints influences the energy (Qi) flow, in order to harmonize yin and yang and the basic functions of the body.

The acupuncture points are stimulated by manual techniques or/and heat (Moxa) and not with needles.

Tuina is therefore suitable for those who are afraid of needles. Therefore Tuina is also a successful treatment for children.

acupressure

By treatment of selected acupuncture points using finger pressure the flow of Qi (energy) is excited in the meridians, thereby solving tension and stagnation.

The Qi flows unimpeded, the whole body is better supplied with blood and the internal organs meridians are affected in a positive way.

Pain and stagnation are reduced and the immune system strengthened.

cupping

Cupping is an ancient, simple and effective therapeutic method and one of the oldest diverting procedures. This bell-shaped cups (usually made of glass) are fitted with vacuum on the skin.

An increased blood circulation and stimulation of the lymph toxins are discharged and painful muscle tension dissolve. The cupping glasses can also be used for massage, for example cellulite.

Indications:

  • Tension
  • Sprains
  • Herniated discs / Back pain / Lumbago
  • Cramps
  • Inflammation
  • Rheumatism / Arthritis
  • Migraines / Headaches
  • Depression
  • Menstrual cramps

MOXA (MOXIBUSTION)

The moxibustion warms the acupuncture points by the burning of dried leaves of Artemisia vulgaris (mugwort).

The mugwort is both in Asia as well in Europe a medicinal plant.

 

 

Indications:

  • Helps especially in cold or exhaustion
  • Weakness after chronic diseases
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Chronic bronchitis and asthma
  • Typical female ailments
  • Diseases of the gastrointestinal system

GUA SHA

The scraping and underlining of certain areas of the skin stimulates the blood circulation and reduces the tension of the muscles.

Where the blood is particularly firmly jammed into the tight muscles, after treatment hematoma and petechiae are seen. Depending on the color of the hematoma it can be seen how long the disease has existed. For Gua Sha some simple home resources are used, such as spoon, lid or buffalo horn.

Indications:

  • Highly tense muscles
  • Pain
  • Acute colds (cold due to air conditioning or swipe)

Akupunktur

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