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Answer for the clue "Acupuncture alternative", 7 letters:
shiatsu

Alternative clues for the word shiatsu

Acupressure technique

Alternative to reflexology

Massage technique

Type of massage

Massage treatment

Japanese for "finger pressure"

Spa offering

(Chinese and Japanese) treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body

Word definitions for shiatsu in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ From shiatsu in hairdressers to inflight beauty therapy on planes. ▪ Just three minutes each day of a shiatsu facial massage will relax, revitalise and re-energise you.

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. A form of massage, using the thumbs and palms, employed as therapy.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1967, from Japanese, literally "finger-pressure."

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body [syn: acupressure , G-Jo ]

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Shiatsu ( Kanji : 指圧; Hiragana : しあつ) is a form of Japanese bodywork based on the theoretical framework of traditional Chinese medicine . In the Japanese language , shiatsu means "finger pressure". Shiatsu techniques include massages with fingers, thumbs,...

Usage examples of shiatsu.

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Everyone has a special place they store their tension (I'm on shiatsu duty), the same way everyone misspells the same words over and over.