Gua Sha


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Gua Sha

Gua sha is a technique used by acupuncturists to improve circulation and release muscle tension, tightness and constriction.  A specialized tool is used to gently scrape or rub the skin over a problem area.  Gua Sha feels a bit like deep massage, and like cupping it brings up “sha” or blockage up to the surface of the skin where it is more easily cleared by the body.  This discoloration will quickly dissipate as the body continues to heal.