Shiatsu Massage in Old City, Philadelphia

Shiatsu 2 Go Massage specialize in Holistic & Health through Acupressure Massage and Chinese Medicine, located in Old City and Center City Philadelphia.


What is Shiatsu?

Shiatsu is a form of Japanese bodywork based on traditional Chinese medicine, and directly translated means "finger pressure".  This therapy consists of body manipulation by a shiatsu practitioner using   fingers, palms, elbows, feet and knee to correct internal malfunctions, promote and maintain health, and treat specific diseases. The techniques used in shiatsu include stretching, massage techinques, and most commonly, accupressure into various points along key channels (meridians).

Who should receive Shiatsu? 

Everybody, even kids!

Shiatsu is an effective therapy for relief of many types of chronic symptoms as well as those looking to integrate shiatsu into a wellness routine. Chronic and acute conditions that benefit from shiatsu include headaches, PMS, digestive disorders, fatigue, depression, insomnia, stress, anxiety, sciatica muskuloskeletal pain, including low back, hip, neck, and joint pain...

How quickly does Shiatsu work? 

Many benefits can be obtained in just one session. However, those who receive repeat therapies and integrate the techniques learned into a self-treatment routine will see longterm, and lasting benefits. 

What should I wear to my appointment?

Shiatsu is performed fully clothed on a futon on the floor or a massage table. Please wear loose fitting and comfortable clothing.