Kinbaku, Japanese fetish, causes injuries couples are too 'ashamed' to get treated.

Kinbaku, Japanese fetish, causes injuries couples are too 'ashamed' to get treated.

Kinbaku, ‘dangerous’ form of bondage fetish causes injuries couples are too ‘ashamed’ to get treated.

Kinbaku is also known as Shibari

This is an increasingly popular bondage form, whereby someone is tied up tightly with a strictly tight and certain pattern. Voluntary kneeling causes wounds and joint problems.

A doctor, Golden San who is both an S&M practitioner and chiropractor told the site: “Women in Japan are embarrassed to admit that their boyfriend ties them up or that they like it.

“Men are ashamed to admit their dominatrix injured them. Some are not sure Japan’s national health insurance will cover their injuries.

“Things like damaged nipples are not easy to explain.”

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It is expected that many incidents of injuries will not be reported. “The victims are afraid that if they tell honestly how they got injured, they do not get any reimbursement from the health insurers,” said doctor Golden San, a Japanese physiotherapist who is privately-trained. ,, And they are afraid of their reputation damage and fines, because doctors must report to the police all forms of abuse. ”

San: “During Kinbaku bindings – where people are sometimes hung up on ropes – skin damage can occur, such as nipples and erogenous zones. And what to think of jaw problems by biting too hard in the ropes, nerve aches, neck pain, whiplashes, and even burns, because Kinbaku is often combined with the dripping of hot candle on the body. ”

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The doctor states that women in particular are inadvertently injured. “This could be the case with the Fifty Tones Gray films, in which the main character is dominated by a man. A large number of Japanese women also want to experience that. But without realizing what the consequences can be if strings are knocked in a wrong, amateurish way. ”

However, according to San: “The best expensive treatments are not reported to the health insurer, so they will have to be paid out of their own pocket.”

Whether it’s the so-called 50 Shades effect or simply an increased appetite for all things ‘taboo’, BDSM is reportedly becoming more commonplace.

Certain, more extreme forms of bondage, however, have recently come under fire from medical professionals.

Specifically, the practise of ‘kinbaku.’

Originating as part of the Japan’s fetish subculture, kinbaku translates as “tight binding” and is a fetish which sees its fans tying each other up with rope VERY tightly in and elaborate patterns.

Kinbaku, like Shibari is a sexualised extension of Hojojutsu. Techniques once used for restraining prisoners have been subtly altered to address the line where pain becomes pleasure… where the intent for torture becomes a consensual element of BDSM.