Shiatsu massage utilizes pressure from the fingers and thumbs on pressure point to releive stress and bring you body back into balance.
There are many pressure point in your body that corelate to various conditions of stress and tension. A Shiatsu massage can stimulate those points and reduce tension. It is an ancient form of Chinese medicine designed to treat the entire body and spirit.
Shiatsu is similar to accupuncture except that it uses massage on the pressure points instead of needles.
For further information see Shiatsu.
See other types of massage therapy.