In general, Japanese practitioners use finer needles with the help of a guiding tube, stimulate more superficially and gently than the chinese acupuncture.
Shiatsu means “finger pressure”. Shiatsu techniques include massages with fingers and thumbs with breathing.
In Japanese, Anma refers to massage or massage practitione rtraditionally. It is the oldest known form of traditional Asian massage which is believed to have originated in Tibet and China. Anma is a “dry” massage with dothes, not use oil or lotion, includes finger pressure, stroking, stretching and percussive techniques.
Literally translated the japanese word “Seitai” means “put the body in to order”
Seitai works on the principle that osteopathic lesions, which most commonly develop along the spine, force the body to compensate for the imbalance that has arisen because of it
Sotai is a Japanese form of muscular or movement therapy invented by Keizo Hashimoto (1897 – 1993), a Japanese medical doctor.
Dr. Hashimoto developed a model of treatment based on restoring structural balance that works with the breath.
The Japanese word for moxibustion is ‘okyu’ (お灸) and the definition is ‘putting fire with the help of incense to ‘mogusa’ (艾=mugwort).
It is used to stimulate acupuncture points on the body with a small amount of heat directly applied to the body with the help of “mogusa.”