By Toru Namikoshi. The book starts from the basic techniques and shows how to massage the entire body, one area at a time. Author goes on to demonstrate simple processes for increasing vitality of various kinds, including sexual vitality and the strength of the heart and other internal organs. He shows how to treat specific ordinary ailments like migraines, eye strain, heartburn, constipation, and premenstrual cramps. A Chapter on doing shiatsu with children.