Shiatsu (Japanese acupressure or massage therapy), Glossary and Terms, Alternative Medicine
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"Shiatsu (Japanese acupressure or massage therapy)" - Ethnoscience Glossary Terms and Abbreviations
A Japanese body-energy therapy involving pressure from the fingers, thumbs or palms at specific points on the body. (These are the same acupoints used in acupuncture and acupressure). Shiatsu is used to stimulate the proper flow of energy through the body in order to optimize health.