Shiatsu is a form of massage that originates from Japan based on Traditional Chinese Medicine with elements of Western therapies.
Shiatsu massage therapy relies on the use the fingers, thumbs and palm to apply pressure to various areas of the body’s surface to help heal common ailments and conditions, and correct imbalances in the body. Pressure applied to points on the body promotes energy flow and corrects disharmonies throughout the patient's body. In addition to being a deeply relaxing experience, Shiatsu helps relieve stress, treat pain and illness, and contributes to a patient's overall health and wellbeing.
Shiatsu regulates the autonomic nervous system activity and stimulates the circulatory, lymphatic and hormonal systems. Headaches, joint problems, sprains, arthritis, sciatica, acute and chronic neck and back pain, digestive disorders and fibromyalgia are treatable with Shiatsu.