Massage Therapy For Asthma

Asthma is a common condition which affects the small air passages (bronchi) of the lungs. These passages become swollen and inflamed, and this leads to the production of mucus (fluid). During an asthma attack, these small airways become narrow. This reduces the flow of air in and out of the lungs. This may lead to wheezing, coughing and difficulty with breathing. Not all children who have asthma will wheeze or cough.

Asthma tends to run in families. It is also associated with other conditions such as eczema, hayfever and allergies. Asthma is triggered by different things for different children. Some common triggers are :

Colds, Changes in the weather, Cigarette smoke, Dust and dust mites, Pollen, Some animals see a doctor.

Step Da Zhui Point

On the roots of neck, in the middle of the Centerline. Massage the point for 1-3 minutes.

Step Zhong Fu Point

On the lateral chest, inferior to the acromial end of the clavicle, 6 finger's breadth lateral to the Conception Vessle.

Step Kong Zui Point

On the radial side of the forearm, 5 finger's breadth inferior to arm elbow, 1 finger's breadth at the lateral to the middle line. Massage the point for 1-3 minutes.