About Amatsu

Amatsu Orthopathic therapy is a modern adaptation of an ancient healing therapy called ‘HichibukuGoshin-jutsu Ryu’ practised by Japanese Ninja (Shinobi) warriors . Today, amalgamated and confirmed by principles of Biotensegrity and modern anatomy it is used to help many musculo-skeletal and lifestyle related conditions, as well as supporting the restoration of general health and well being.

History & Philosophy

Amatsu Orthopathic Therapy is a blend of modern research and ancient Japanese natural movement orientated ‘hands on’ therapeutic techniques dating back over 2,000 years. The ‘feeling’ and principles taught today directly derive from Dr Hatsumi and the ancient school of Hichi Buku Goshin Jutsu Ryu.


The Amatsu treatment, referred to as a “balance” takes between 30-45min. (45 min on the first visit and typically 30 min on subsequent visits) Click here to find out more about what to expect during your treatment


Amatsu Orthopathic Therapy uses soft tissue and mobilisation techniques that are rooted in the ancient Japanese ‘feeling’ practised by Dr. Hatsumi and developed by Dennis Bartram. Together they provide Amatsu Orthopathic Therapy with a unique set of techniques for our clients.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to find answers to the most commonly asked questions about Amatsu Therapy