Who should not receive shiatsu?

Shiatsu is a very gentle bodywork style that can be practiced on people across age and health spectrums – from small children to the elderly and folks that are feeling physically weak or frail

However, there are some specific conditions that Shiatsu is not beneficial for, If you think you have any of the conditions listed here, please contact me and I would be happy to discuss with you whether shiatsu treatment is an option for you, and, if not, what other modalities may be more suitable.

Acute infections (fever, flu, cold)

Acute injury (newly broken bones, newly dislocated joints)

Acute inflammation (appendicitis, peritonitis)

Acute poisoning

Malignant tumors

Ulcers (gastric, duodenal)

Immediately after surgery