WHAT IS GUA SHA?
Gua sha is a healing technique of traditional East Asian medicine. Gua sha is defined as instrument-assisted unidirectional press-stroking of a lubricated area of the body surface to create a therapeutic response.
Raising “Sha” removes blood stagnation. Modern research shows the therapeutic response is anti-inflammatory and produces an immune-protective effect that persists for days following a single Gua sha treatment accounting for the immediate relief that patients feel from pain, stiffness, fever, chill, cough, wheeze, nausea and vomiting etc.