- the finger pressure therapy
"Shiatsu" SHI (finger)
ATSU (pressure) means a method of treating illness
with digital compression.
Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare states, "Shiatsu
therapy is a form of manipulation administered by the thumbs,
fingers, and palms without the use of any instrument, mechanical
or otherwise, to apply pressure to the human skin, correct internal
malfuntioning, promote and maintain health and treat specific
a part of a body is sluggish or in pain, the natural reaction
is to press or rub it with the hand. This reaction is probably
the true origin of SHIATSU THERAPY.
heart of shiatsu is like pure maternal affection; the pressure
of the hands caresses the springs of life to flow."