noun. treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body.
- 指圧 (Japanese)
Example sentences of the word shiatsu
The benefits of shiatsu depend upon the reasons for the visit and the duration of the therapy.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Although often referred to as a form of massage, shiatsu is actually a form of energy work that balances the energy pathways in the body.
3. Verb, base form
Shiatsu practitioners report that patients find relief from many different ailments thanks to shiatsu.
4. Foreign word
Although these results have not been studied extensively, traditional medical practitioners report that shiatsu usually doesn't hurt when done in concert with traditional medicine.