Shiatsu Point for Calf Pain

Shiatsu Point for Calf Pain

Bladder Meridian Point 40 (BL 40) can be helpful in providing symptomatic relief from calf pain.  It’s located in the middle of the crease behind the knee. Shiatsu Point Therapy Using either your thumb or middle finger, apply pressure until you feel the soreness in the point. While maintaining the pressure, breathe slowly in and…

Save Shiatsu and other Natural Therapy Rebates

Save Shiatsu and other Natural Therapy Rebates

On 13 October 2017, the Federal Government announced intended changes to the private health funds rebate system that remove rebates for 16 natural therapies, including shiatsu. The decision was based on recommendations from a highly flawed 2015 government health review*, and a report** that informed that review. The Shiatsu Therapy Association of Australia believes that this…

Shiatsu Point for Anxiety

Shiatsu Point for Anxiety

Heart Constrictor Meridian Point 6 (HC 6) is located in the middle of the inner forearm 2.5 finger-widths from the crease of the wrist. It can offer symptomatic relief from anxiety. Shiatsu Point Therapy Using either your thumb or middle finger, apply pressure until you feel the soreness in the point. While maintaining the pressure,…

The Effects of Shiatsu in the Management of Fibromyalgia

The Effects of Shiatsu in the Management of Fibromyalgia

Shiatsu and fibromyalgia research study Effects of shiatsu in the management of fibromyalgia symptoms: a controlled pilot study Authors: Yuan SL1, Berssaneti AA, Marques AP An article was published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. Volume 36, Issue 7, September 2013, Pages 436-443 on a pilot study (on a small number of participants to…