Through the gentle and rhythmic use of fingers, palms, and elbows, the meridians and acupuncture points are engaged. At 1000foldedcranes, we utilize Shiatsu to simulate the circulatory, lymphatic, and hormonal system as well as an adjunct therapy in our orthopedic/sports injury treatments.
The effect may be stimulating and invigorating or calming and sedative, depending on the goal of the session.
Shiatsu can be used in the treatment of a wide range of internal, musculoskeletal, and emotional conditions, both chronic and acute. It reduces muscle stiffness, stimulates the skin, aids digestion, and influence the nervous system.