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A Little More About Shiatsu Massage

A Little More About Shiatsu Massage

Shiatsu is Japanese bodywork that is based on the theoretical framework of Chinese medicine. All the techniques of shiatsu massage include a lot of finger work. Massage is given through fingers, palms, thumbs and feet. There is stretching, mobilization, and manipulation of joints involved as well. All the diagnosis about a patient is made through the pulse and palpation. The shiatsu practitioner has to gain complete knowledge about this science to ensure that the pressure is exerted at the right places, in the right amount.The practitioner has to be careful while massaging sensitive areas of the body, so they are harmed. The theory behind this amazing massage technique is that the human body is made up of energy; if the energy channels get blocked, it...