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Iokai Shiatsu is a safe therapy that can be used for different health problems and symptoms. Since an Iokai Shiatsu treatment improves the whole of your energy system, you will soon feel fitter and healthier. The combination of an empathic touch and genuine personal attention makes it very pleasant to receive an Iokai Shiatsu treatment. In addition, Iokai Shiatsu has a preventive effect. It is relaxing, improves your general physical condition and natural resistance and it enhances body awareness.



Iokai Shiatsu is a suitable therapy to help with many health problems. In the view of Iokai Shiatsu these complaints are a physical or mental expression of a disruption in people’s energy system. If there is a free and unobstructed flow of Ki (life energy) in your body, you will feel healthy, fit and energetic. If there is a stagnation in this flow of energy, you will first experience symptoms such as fatigue, muscle pains, a cold or a general feeling of discomfort. If the obstruction lasts for a longer period, then distinct and sometimes chronic complaints and complicated illnesses may develop. Iokai Shiatsu is aimed at restoring the body’s energy balance.

Iokai Shiatsu cannot treat diseases like cancer, or chronic conditions and anatomical abnormalities as such. However, it does support patients in the sense that it relieves pain and fatigue symptoms. This helps to improve their general well-being.

Health problems and symptoms that may be treated

Iokai Shiatsu may help with various health problems and symptoms, for example:

  • Fatigue
  • Decreased sense of vitality
  • Stress or burn-out
  • Shortness of breath
  • Headaches or migraines
  • Insomnia
  • Concentration problems
  • Neck, back and shoulder problems
  • Digestive and metabolic problems
  • Menstrual or menopausal problems
  • Symptoms associated with pregnancy
  • Relief of pain caused by chronic conditions such as rheumatism and arthrosis
  • Medically unexplained physical symptoms

Do you have any symptoms or complaints that are not included in this list? Please contact one of our therapists and explain your situation. Together you can discuss the possibilities for treatment.

When is an Iokai Shiatsu treatment not suitable?

We do not give treatments in the case of high fever or serious viral infections. If you have any open wounds, those parts of your body cannot be treated but it is possible to treat the area around the wound. We also advise against treatment shortly after surgery.

Iokai Shiatsu is never a replacement for regular medicine. If you suffer from acute or serious symptoms, an Iokai Shiatsu therapist will always refer you to your general practitioner before treatment is started.