Barefoot Healing Massage

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A traditional Japanese healing technique, Ashiatsu is the mix of massage and acupressure techniques. Literally meaning"finger pressure" (itsu), this ancient technique is simply called ashiatsu by its practitioners. And although ashiatsu massage may seem unconventional, with most practitioners holding onto specially-installed ceiling stands to maintain their balance as they walk on a nervous customer's back, this kind of massage is rapidly being heralded as an extreme, deep-tissue massage. Unlike the more commonly known deep tissue massage, which targets and removes chronic muscle strain, shiatsu is classified as a"hands-on" technique, utilizing the patient's hand for the treatment. ν‰νƒμΆœμž₯ And even though the treatment may feel as it's far from relaxing, the area is amazingly painless for the patient.

As the practitioner manipulates and kneads muscles, soothing rhythmical pulses are used to stimulate points throughout the body. The hands are used for friction strokes, while gentle strokes and circular movement are used for tapping. Pressure is also applied to specific points and this provides a range of beneficial results including the relief of muscular tension, stiffness, stiffness, and even migraines and other types of headaches. Some therapists use their thumbs and palms in combination to make a tapping action to release specific points. However, some therapists feel that a mix of thumbs, fingers and even elbows produce the best results.

When getting ashiatsu for the first time, it is important to be very aware of how the therapy is being applied. Because the technique includes the use of both the hands and the feet, the therapist must be totally balanced and in good physical condition. Due to the nature of the Ashiatsu discipline, therapists can't simply put their hands on their clients' bodies and begin giving them ashiatsu. In fact, many times it's necessary for the client to lie on their stomach and then the therapist must kneel or sit upon their back to provide the proper shiatsu treatment.

To perform the shiatsu massage, the therapist must be able to feel where exactly in a person's body regions pain is emanating from. By making regular visits to a Barefoot Massage therapist, someone will be able to discover exactly where their problems lie and be given a specialized treatment that is sure to help alleviate the situation. It's important to remember that a barefoot massage differs from a conventional massage as the techniques used are more extreme. Although they may seem to be quite similar, the key differences between the two include the fact that the Barefoot massage concentrates on using the full body in its own care when performing the shiatsu technique.

A typical Barefoot massage can have the client lie on their belly and have the therapist use their whole hand in applying pressure on certain parts of the body. This strain is usually employed with palms and fingers but it may also use the elbows, the palms bottoms of the feet, and even the buttocks. The therapist may also apply pressure to specific points like those located on the backbone or the sacrum. Each part of the body is massaged in a particular area with the focus being the relief of stress and the relieving of stressed muscles.

Another common technique in Barefoot massage is where the therapist uses one foot at a time. The first foot is placed directly on top of another foot and the first foot is lifted off the ground and put in the opposite position. In order to stretch out the muscles of the lower spine, the second foot is placed directly on top of the first foot and lightly worked back in place. The second foot is then raised off the floor and gently worked back into position before copying with the third foot.

Barefoot massage can be achieved using any hand, but many therapists prefer to use both hands to provide each individual pressure points more relief. One technique used is called shiatsu massage which is derived from the Japanese words for hand and foot, as (hand) and sutora (foot). In shiatsu massage the hands aren't always visible and the therapist uses massage strokes that involve twisting and turning of the feet and hands in circular patterns around the area needing treatment. Barefoot shiatsu massage is commonly used to relieve tension in the muscles, joints, tendons and tissues of the feet and legs. It can also help to reduce swelling and protect tissues from injury.

Barefoot shiatsu is very effective for the treatment of sports injuries, cramps, varicose veins and swollen feet. However, it shouldn't be used for bruises, open wounds or too much pressure because of the fact that the feet are often swollen and sensitive through a Barefoot session. It is most effective for neck, back and leg pain, skeletal and muscular problems, varicose veins, and other ailments of the feet and legs when performed correctly by a highly trained massage therapist.