What is Chinese Massage?

Chinese massage is a type of massage that uses Chinese techniques and principles. It is said to be beneficial for the body, mind and spirit, and it can help with a range of health issues. Chinese massage therapists use their hands, fingers, arms and elbows to apply pressure to the acupuncture points and improve the flow of energy throughout the body. The basic  techniques used in this type of massage are kneading, twisting, pushing and pulling. Receiving a Chinese massage can help improve circulation, reduce stress and tension, and promote relaxation.

Chinese massage in Melbourne

What are the Benefits of Chinese Massage?

Chinese massage can help improve the respiratory system and has a positive effect on the central nervous system. By improving muscle tone, coordination and flexibility, it can address a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Asthma
  • Back and neck pain
  • Headaches
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Sciatica
  • Frozen shoulder
  • High blood pressure
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sleep disorders
  • Sports injuries
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Postoperative pain

How Much Does it Cost to Get a Chinese Massage in Melbourne?

The cost of a Chinese massage will vary depending on the therapist and the length and type of treatment you require, but it is generally considered to be one of the cheapest forms of natural therapies in Melbourne. Prices can range from $50 to $120. You can save on a massage package as most massage therapists and clinics offer it at a discounted rate. 

How Many Chinese Massage Therapists are There in Melbourne?

In Victoria, there are about 1,200 Chinese medicine practitioners, with more than 30 Chinese massage therapists in Melbourne. Chinese massage therapists work at holistic clinics, massage centres and spas. Many of them also work in private practice.

How Many Melbourne Residents Use Chinese Massage?

Chinese massage is a popular treatment in Melbourne, with many residents using it as a form of health maintenance. About 20%, or one in every five residents, use it as a form of treatment for a variety of health issues as well as to keep their minds and bodies in peak condition.