What is Shiatsu - the queen of all massages - how is it performed and what are the benefits?

Publication date: 27.03.2023.

What is shiatsu massage?

Shiatsu is a massage technique that originates from Japan and has been around for thousands of years. It combines traditional Japanese manual therapies with Western medical knowledge. Health professionals view shiatsu as a form of acupressure, a massage therapy that involves pressing specific points in the body to reduce tension and fatigue by improving blood and lymph circulation.

Shiatsu has its roots in the concept of "qi". In traditional Chinese medicine, "qi" is the vital life force that drives all life's activities. It is believed that health occurs when "qi" flows unobstructed. When the flow of "qi" becomes deficient or blocked, symptoms such as body pain, headaches and digestive issues arise.

Shiatsu is a form of massage in which the practitioner uses the hands, thumb or other body parts to apply direct pressure to various points or channels in the body. It is performed through loose clothing and does not use oils.

What are the benefits of shiatsu foot massage?

Shiatsu foot massage improves circulation, stimulates muscles, reduces tension and relieves pain, primarily in the legs, but it benefits the whole body, energizes the whole organism, stimulates blood circulation and helps the body to eliminate toxins. It has been confirmed that shiatsu foot massage restores vitality, strengthens the immune system and stimulates the body's defense system. Shiatsu is an excellent technique for loosening painful knots, releasing chronic tension and improving circulation, and is a wonderful stress-reliever.

Shiatsu foot massagers with heating option

If you take into account that you should go for a massage regularly, because one visit will not help you, and knowing that the treatments are quite expensive (the average price of a 30-minute partial massage is between 20 and 40 euros), it would not be a bad idea to invest in the purchase of a shiatsu massager that will be available to you every day. They are not cheap either, because they are professional devices whose production is very demanding. But they are still worth investing money.

One of the greatest benefits of shiatsu foot massagers with heating option are muscle relaxation and blood vessels unblocking. The pulsating shiatsu massage mimics the hand and finger pressing movements of a professional masseur. Shiatsu foot massagers with heating option are extremely effective in relieving foot pain. Combined with heat and vibration, they can melt away leg pain in as shost as fifteen minutes.

We select the best for you - the BELENA ACTIVE PRO shiatsu foot massager with exclusive combination of 6 rotating 3D shiatsu heads and 18 massage nubs - which provides a pleasant shiatsu deep massage while warming the feet. Belena Active Pro is Ideal after sports, long standing, tired and sore legs, it invigorates and harmonises flow of energy, gives your feet an invigorating break, stimulates the lymphatic system, activates your circulation and has a beneficial and relaxing effect. Shiatsu foot massage also has a positive effect on heart rate and blood pressure because it improves blood circulation, so if you want to maintain a healthy heart, getting a good foot massage is a great help.

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