Gua Sha

A yellow speech bubble on top of a black background.Gua sha (pronounced gwa-sah) sometimes called ˜coining, spooning or scraping™ is a healing technique of traditional East Asian medicine. To perform this task, a specialized tool is used to gently scrape the skin over a problem area, which may leave some slight redness that will dissipate over a series of days.

Gua sha is effective at relieving muscle tension but due to the effects of reduced inflammation & increased immunity it is often effective at treating cold & flu sypmtoms.

How does Gua Sha Work?

Modern research shows Gua sha scraping triggers a protective response that reduces inflammation & increases immunity. This accounts for its effect on common flu symptoms, pain, stiffness, fever, chill, cough, nausea and vomiting.

What conditions does Gua Sha help with?

Gua sha is a touching technique that has been effective in treating:

  • Liver Inflammation & Hepatitis
  • Sinus Conditions, Allergies & Respiratory Infections
  • Relieving Muscle Tension, Tightness, Constriction & Stiffness
  • Neck Pain and related spasms, including headaches
  • Mastitis from Breast Feeding

Schedule an Appointment to Discuss Gua Sha

A yellow speech bubble on top of a black background. Your initial Gua Sha visit takes about ## minutes, so that we can conduct a comprehensive interview and treatment plan.  The Gua Sha session typically last approximately #### minutes.

Regardless of the techniques we take advantage of during your visit, all of my services are performed at a flat rate of $100/hour. I appreciate the opportunity to help you, and I look forward finding the best solution for your very unique situation.

Contact me today to set up your free consultation.