Gua Sha/ Scrapping

Gua Sha, also known as scraping therapy, is a traditional Chinese medicine technique that involves scraping the skin with a smooth-edged tool to improve circulation and promote healing. This method is effective for relieving muscle tension, reducing inflammation, and enhancing overall well-being.

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Gua Sha

Gua Sha works by stimulating the surface of the skin to improve blood flow and encourage healing. The scraping motion helps to break up stagnant energy, known as "Qi," and facilitates the removal of toxins through increased circulation.

During a Gua Sha session, the practitioner will use a smooth-edged tool to gently scrape the skin. This gua sha massage scraping technique may leave red or purple marks, known as "sha," which are not painful and usually fade within a few days. These marks indicate the release of stagnation and toxins from the body. The gua sha scraping process is an effective scraper massage method for promoting healing and wellness

Gua Sha is suitable for individuals experiencing:

Chronic muscle pain and tension
Inflammation and swelling
Respiratory issues, such as colds and bronchitis
Headaches and migraines
Stress and fatigue

Gua Sha is generally not painful. Some people may experience mild discomfort, but most find it relaxing.

The primary side effect of scraping massage is the temporary marks on the skin, which are a normal part of the healing process and typically fade within a few days.

Yes, Gua Sha can complement other treatments such as acupuncture and herbal medicine. Your practitioner will provide a comprehensive treatment plan tailored to your needs.

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