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Meet the Doctor: Joe Teh, TCM, Acupuncture & Tuina Massage

Joe specializes in treating internal medicine disorders as well as respiratory tract and genitourinary system diseases. Apprenticing with several TCM masters, he has acquired vast experience and helped many patients recover from allergies, digestive problems, sleeping disorders, headaches, anxiety, and other common health conditions. He combines herbal medicines together with acupuncture and tuina massage for treatment tailored to the patient’s condition.

The Science Behind Emotions and Pain

Patients frequently wonder: “Why do I have this pain?” or “Why can’t I heal?” Often, this has to do with the complex interplay of emotions and stress in the body. The Physiological Response to Trauma The body can deal with physical trauma better than non-physical trauma. As a species, our bodies are highly evolved to handle illness and injury. However, when we suppress or deny emotional pain, stress, and other non-physiological trauma...

FAQs about Lymphatic Drainage

Physiotherapists at Body & Soul – Medical Clinics assist Shanghai residents with health, rehabilitation and pain management. One specialty of physiotherapy is manual lymphatic drainage, highly effective for those who suffer from lymphedema. Here are a few common questions to explain more about lymphatic drainage treatment and when it might be needed by patients living in Shanghai. What is lymphatic drainage? Manual lymphatic drainage is a type of gentle, targeted massage used...

TCM Focus: Tuina Massage

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) differs from western medicine in a number of ways. These include how a diagnosis is made, as well as the curative methods employed. Our TCM series serves to introduce the various methods and their underlying mechanisms. Tuina massage is the name for the massage therapy used in TCM. History of Tuina Tuina is not as well-known worldwide as acupuncture and other TCM treatments; however, its history is just...

Medical Massage v. Relaxing Massage

There are many spas and health centers in Shanghai offering relaxing massages, which in skilled hands can provide relief from the stresses and strains of daily life and a chance to pamper yourself and unwind. Apart from feeling great, a good relaxing massage have many health benefits which shouldn’t be underestimated, such as relieving minor aches and strains and giving the body a bit of much needed care. A relaxing...

Introducing Matthew Stevens, Medical Massage Therapist and Chronic Injury Specialist

I lived and worked in New Zealand for several years. After that, I was pondering a move home, but my interest in martial arts took me to Japan.I spent three years there training and competing in mixed martial arts and continuing my work with many contacts I met through the gyms where I trained. I worked with a number of athletes there and back home in the U.K. Working alongside many...