Research & Lifestyle

Shiatsu and Cancer

Posted on 16/05/2008

1. Shin YH, Kim TI, Shin MS, Juon HS. Effect of Acupressure on Nausea and Vomiting During Chemotherapy Cycle for Korean Post-Operative Cancer Patients. Cancer Nursing, 2004; 27(4):267-74. Despite the development of effective...

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Therapeutic Massage and Cancer Care

Posted on 16/05/2008

1. Billhult A, Dahlberg K. A Meaningful Relief from Suffering - Experiences of massage in cancer care ; Cancer Nursing 2001Vol 24; No.3 pp180-184 The experience of massage in an oncology ward was the focus of this study. Eight...

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The effects of shiatsu on lower back pain

Posted on 07/04/2008

Shiatsu, a specific type of massage, was used as an intervention in this study of 66 individuals complaining of lower back pain. Each individual was measured on state/trait anxiety and pain level before and after four shiatsu...

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Exploring the value of shiatsu in palliative care day services

Posted on 07/04/2008

This qualitative study sought to evaluate the effects of shiatsu therapy on clients attending hospice day services. Eleven clients with advanced progressive disease received five therapy sessions each at weekly intervals. Data...

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