Shiatsu and Acupressure a review of the effectiveness of evidence
The effectiveness of shiatsu: findings from a cross-European, prospective observational study
Delivering shiatsu in a primary care setting: benefits and challenges
Effects of shiatsu in the management of fibromyalgia symptoms: a controlled pilot study
Deep tissue massage and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for low back pain: a prospective randomized trial
The power of touch for fibromyalgia
Shiatsu and induction of post term labour
Effects of acupressure on menstrual distress and lower back pain
The following two-part documentary is based on data from 30,000 Shiatsu treatments in five specialist hospitals in Vienna & Austria over a fisteen year period.
It clearly illustrates how Shiatsu & convential medicine can partner successfully.
Dr. Oz is a professor and Vice Chairman of Surgery at Columbia University in New York City.
Dr. Mehmet Oz is also the Director of the Cardiovascular Institute, and founder and Director for the
Complementary Medicine Program at the New York Presbyterian Hospital.
He has written books such as Healing from the Heart, YOU: The Owner’s Manual, and YOU: The Smart Patient.
Here he talks eloquently, specifically about the role of Shiatsu in his hospital with recovering heart patients.
He addresses the limitations of cultural perspectives, and calls for an integrative medicine without boundaries.