Calm and Gentle Therapy

We are now offering Shiatsu in our therapy room.

We are very pleased to now be offering alternative therapies at the practice in our therapy room, and we just know you’ll agree they compliment our holistic dental services and belief in natural health care perfectly. Alongside our usual high quality dentistry you can now also see our Shiatsu therapist Kay.

Having your amalgam fillings replaced with us? Kay’s treatment can stimulate the clearance of your system accompanying the specified Amalgam removal we undertake in the practice, and complement your mercury detoxification journey.

Nervous or anxious about visiting the dentist? Or stressed from work? Then Kay can offer you an hour of relaxing massage, tailored to your needs, that offers your body a release of tension and anxiety.

Read on to find out more about Kay’s Services.


Shiatsu is a manipulative therapy developed in Japan. It involves the therapist applying pressure to meridian pathways on the body using fingers, thumbs, palms, elbows, knees or feet.

The aim is to maintain physical and mental well being, treat dis-ease, or alleviate discomfort.

his therapy is considered to be holistic because it attempts to treat the whole person instead of a specific medical complaint.

However, it may be beneficial for the
following conditions:

  • Back pain
  • Addictions
  • Digestive problems
  • Stress
  • Asthma
  • ME and exhaustion
  • Depression
  • Infertility
  • Migrains/headaches
  • Anxiety
  • Abuse issues
  • Joint problems
  • Sciatica
  • PMT

The Treatment Process

Before the treatment

It is advised that you should not eat a full meal within 1 hour of the treatment starting. It is best to wear loose fitting clothes in natural fabrics for you comfort.

Initial Consultation

The initial consultation is very important and will involve a series of questions. The more honest you are at this session, the more beneficial your treatment is likely to be.

The questions will cover your general health, emotional status, your goals and expectations of the treatment as well as simple things like your contact details and availability for future treatments.

What the treatment involves

The treatment takes place with the client fully clothed on a comfortable futon on the floor although other working positions can be accommodated to suit your needs.

How long is the treatment

With the exception of office sessions, group sessions and pet sessions, the treatments last approximately one hour. After an initial talk/review there will be 35-45 minutes of bodywork followed by a short rest and discussion.

After the treatment

It is advisable not to indulge in any strenuous activity for at least an hour after the treatment is completed. The benefits of the treatment may be experienced immediately or a few days later.

Kay Marino

Shiatsu Society Registered Member (MRSS)

Kay began to study complementary health care in 2004. Her passion led her to concentrate on the field of oriental medicine, which she studied for three years at the Aberdeen School of Shiatsu.

Since then she has included the study of Qi Gong, 5 Rhythms™ Dance and Eurythmy.

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