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Shiatsu Massage

SHIATSU MASSAGE- The word Shiatsu is Japanese. “Shi-” refers to finger, and “-atsu” means pressure. Shiatsu – Kanji, Hiragana, is a form of Japanese bodywork based on ideas in traditional Chinese medicine. In the Japanese language, shiatsu means “finger pressure”. Shiatsu techniques include massages with fingers, thumbs, feet and palms; assisted stretching; and joint manipulation and mobilization. To examine a patient, a shiatsu practitioner uses palpation and, sometimes, pulse …

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Ashiatsu

ASHIATSU- Meaning – “foot” (ashi) “pressure” (atsu) Ashiatsu is a type of massage therapy in which the therapist walks on the client’s back, using bars and other props for support to vary pressure and weight. This modality has its roots in Asia, but today, several different versions of Ashiatsu massage are practiced around the world. Learning to …

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Chi Nei Tsang

WHAT IS CHI NEI TSANG- Chi Nei Tsang  is a holistic approach to the healing touch modality of old Taoist Chinese origin. It integrates the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of our being. CNT goes to the very origin of health problems, including psychosomatic responses. Chi Nei Tsang literally means “working the energy of …

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Manual Lymphatic Drainage Pump, Lymphedema

WHAT IS LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE PUMP AND LYMPHEDEMA- Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a type of massage based on preliminary evidence which is hypothesized to encourage the natural drainage of the lymph, which carries waste products away from the tissues back toward the heart. The lymph system depends on intrinsic contractions of the smooth muscle cells in the walls of …

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