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From the Institute for Integrative Healthcare

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Asian Bodywork


Asian Bodywork is an inclusive term for various modalities originating in the East. Most include some form of acupressure along energy meridians of the body and some may incorporate the use of stretches and/or strokes similar to those used in Swedish massage. Most of the Asian modalities are administered on floor mats with the client fully clothed and there is little or no oil used.

Good for:

Chronic pain, constipation, migraines, poor flexibility, relaxation, stress reduction, stimulation of blood and lymph flow, low back pain, and nervous disorders

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