All About Ashiatsu
What is Ashiatsu and what are the benefits?
In Japanese, “Ashi” translates to foot and “Atsu” into pressure. Ashiatsu DeepFeet Bar Therapy™ is a barefoot massage technique utilized to improve the client’s postural alignment, range of motion, muscle responsiveness and overall health and well-being. Parallel bars are used above the massage table for balance, support and client safety.
Ashiatsu is a comprehensive massage treatment for a wide range of chronic pain conditions:
*SPINAL PAIN, INCLUDING LOW BACK, NECK AND THORACIC PAIN
*FAILED SURGERY FOR BACK PAIN
*CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN
Ashiatsu has shown remarkable results for people suffering from:
*CHRONIC PAIN *LIMITED MOBILITY
*RECOVERY FROM INJURIES(SPORTS,FALLING, WHIPLASH)
*REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURY(SUCH AS CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME)
*MUSCLE TENSION OR SPASM
Ashiatsu After Care
*AS WITH ANY MASSAGE, PLEASE DRINK PLENTY OF WATER THROUGHOUT THE DAY (BEFORE AND AFTER SESSIONS)
*LIGHT, SLOW AND EASY STRETCHING IS OK
*ENJOY A NICE HOT EPSOM SALT BATH
*SIT FOR AN EXTENDED AMOUNT OF TIME. (IE. RIDING IN A CAR, SITTING AT A MOVIE,OR FLYING IN A PLANE FOR A FEW HOURS RIGHT AFTER RECEIVING ASHIATSU. THE GOAL IS TO AVOID COMPRESSION OF YOUR SPINE FOR A MINIMUM OF 24 HOURS
*ENGAGE IN ANY INTENSE ACTIVITY WHICH MAY INVOLVE TWISTING OF THE SPINE.(IE WAKEBOARDING , JIU JITSU, SOCCER OR BASEBALL.
*DRINK HEAVY ALCOHOL WITHIN 24 HOURS OF ASHIATSU
*LIFT HEAVY OBJECTS OVER 35LB WITHIN 24 HOURS OF ASHIATSU. BE CAUTIOUS WHEN WORKING OUT OR HEAVY YARD WORK
“A natural alternative treatment for many of the conditions mentioned above. Ashiatsu Therapy focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue. It is especially helpful for chronically tense and contracted areas such as stiff necks, low back tightness and sore shoulders”
— DR. ERIC DZWONKOWSKI, DENVER, CO