Acupressure and Manual Manipulation
Using Japanese Jin Shin style acupressure system, a more minimal pressure is applied to the body. Holding multiple points provides protocols similar to an acupuncture treatment.
Deeper acupressure massage is much like Shiatsu massage, working out muscle strains, aches and pains. Acupressure can:
- Reduce stress
- Calm your spirit
- Improve physical well being
- Strengthen the immune system
- Cultivate blood
- Reduce fatigue
- Manages headaches
- Soothes digestive disorders
Tuina is a Chinese form of massage that has been in use for over 2,000 years. Using various hand position, a rhythmic compression is applied to meridian channels while focusing on specific problem areas.
In Japanese, “shi” means fingers and “atsu” means pressure. Thumb based pressure is applied along the Acupuncture meridians activating a healthy flow. This deep form of massage was first introduced to Japan by a Buddhist Monk in the 6th century. The Japanese doctors adapted this practice over the centuries integrating abdominal massage, diagnosis and treatment.