(Jin Shin Do Acupressure)
Jin Shin Do Acupressure, is a manual therapy that uses acupressure points to enhance muscle relaxation and movement of the body. Gentle to moderate finger pressure is used to facilitate healing. This form of bodywork integrates well with the traditional uses of physical therapy for the following conditions:
Jin Shin Do Acupressure treatment varies in length and frequency from patient to patient. Recent conditions are quickly treated generally in a few treatments, while more chronic and complex conditions may need a longer series of treatments to achieve a lasting effect.
- Stress Management
- Relaxation / Wellness
- Women's Health
- Sports Injuries
- Repetitive Overuse Syndrome
- Neck / Back Injuries
- Chronic Illness
Jin Shin Do is a clothes-on experience, where the client lies comfortably on a treatment table, usually on their back, although any position will work. The sessions generally last sixty minutes.
Physical Therapists who are also Jin Shin Do Acupressurists can integrate this bodywork form into treatment to assist your condition. Therapists will typically use traditional physical therapy evaluation and treatment and will enhance treatment using acupressure.
For more information about Jin Shin Do please visit www.jinshindo.org.