Monday, March 31, 2008

Validation Of Shiatsu – A Japanese Pressure Technique I Teach

Prevention Magazine (October 2007) reported that pressure point massage (similar to Shiatsu) and acupuncture can relieve arthritis pain with none of the serious gastrointestinal side effects caused by NASAIDs. What the researchers discovered is that both the pressure point massage and acupuncture caused the nervous system to release chemicals that mask pain.

While I’ve know for years that the release of endorphins, which block pain signals, was one of the theories as to why Shiatsu works, I was pleased to see it confirmed in a research study. I now have a new Shiatsu treatment online that will get rid of lower back in minutes. If you’d like to learn more about that go to

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