Gua Sha is a form of traditional Chinese medicine that involves scraping the skin with a smooth-edged tool to improve blood circulation and promote healing.
Gua Sha can help with various conditions, such as pain, inflammation, stress, headaches, and more. At our clinic, we offer a range of guasha services to suit your needs and preferences. Whether you are looking for a relaxing and gentle guasha, a deep and stimulating guasha, or a specific and targeted Gua Sha, we have something for you.
Our Gua Sha services are performed by licensed and experienced practitioners who use different types of tools, such as jade, horn, or metal, and different methods of guasha, such as dry, wet, or oil.
They will conduct a thorough consultation with you to determine your health condition, goals, and expectations before choosing the best guasha technique and duration for you. They will also explain the benefits and risks of guasha and answer any questions you may have.
Gua Sha Benefits
Some of the benefits of guasha include:
- Reducing chronic pain, especially in the muscles and joints
- Improving immune system function
- Enhancing skin health and appearance
- Relieving tension headaches and migraines
- Detoxifying the body
- Balancing the hormones
- Treating respiratory and digestive disorders
Our guasha services are affordable and convenient. You can book an appointment online or by phone. We accept most insurance plans and offer flexible payment options.
Don’t wait any longer to experience the benefits of guasha. Contact us today and let us help you improve your health and well-being. We look forward to hearing from you soon.
Frequently Asked Questions
Gua Sha is an alternative therapy massage technique that uses a smooth stone to scrape across the skin1. It originated from traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and is also called scraping, spooning, or coining.
During a Gua Sha session, a smooth, rounded tool made from jade, bone, or horns is used. The skin is lubricated with oil and then the tool is stroked over the area being treated in a downward motion until the area turns red.
Gua Sha therapy is used to help treat inflammatory conditions, reduce puffiness, and relieve muscle pain. It may also help to break down scar tissue and connective tissue, improving movement in the joints.
While Gua Sha therapy is generally safe, it might cause minor bruising3. The treatment involves enough pressure to create minor bruising.
Gua Sha is generally safe for most people, but there are certain conditions where it is not recommended:
- People with medical conditions affecting the skin or veins.
- People who bleed easily.
- People who take medication to thin their blood.
- People with deep vein thrombosis.
- People with an infection, tumor, or wound that has not healed fully.
- People with thin or broken skin.
- People with a history of poor or slow healing.
- People suffering from cystic acne or open lesions.
If you have any of these conditions, it’s important to consult with a healthcare provider before starting Gua Sha therapy.