Recent Research

‘An important piece of professional research has been carried out by Professor Andrew F Long at the School of Healthcare, University of Leeds,  in conjunction with The European Shiatsu Federation.

As a result of this study, carried out over 3 countries (Britain, Spain and Austria), we can now state that Shiatsu is good for stress, back and neck pain, and for sports injuries.’

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This rigorous, longitudinal study indicates the value of the powerful therapy for the benefit of our long-term health.

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Other PhD research by Dr. Zoe Pirie MRSS Dip.BSS-DO showed that GP attendance rates and numbers of prescriptions written fell by half after only 6 Shiatsu sessions and that this amazing result lasted up to 2 months after the final treatment.

There is other interesting information about research, including the Shiatsu Systematic Evidence Review on The Shiatsu Society (UK) website.

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