Benefits & Considerations

Benefits Include:

  • Restorative & therapeutic – a deep and relaxing form of deep tissue therapy
  • Relaxes & treats trigger points – the ‘knots’ in the muscles of the body
  • Improves circulation of blood & lymph

Considerations or Contraindications:

Ashiatsu may not be indicated for every client that walks in.  Please thoroughly read the list below prior to booking a session.

  • Breast implants within nine months
  • Major joint surgeries within 6 weeks
  • Eye procedures/Lasik surgery within 72 hours
  • History of Tuberculosis, thrombosis or ongoing kidney disorders
  • Uncontrolled high blood pressure or heart condition
  • Rib or any bone fracture/break within 6 months
  • Phlebitis or cellulitis
  • Spondylolithesis
  • Osteoporosis

As with any massage treatment, certain conditions exist in which your therapist may choose not to provide or will need to modify any type of deep tissue massage.

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