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Gua Sha

Gua sha is an important hands-on medical treatment that has been used throughout Asia for centuries.  Gua means ‘to rub’ or ‘press stroke’ sha is a term that describes the blood congestion in surface tissue that accumulates in areas where the patient may experience stiffness and pain; Sha is also the term for the little red dots that are raised from applying Gua sha. When Gua sha is applied in repeated even strokes, sha appears as small red dots called ‘petechiae’ and the pain immediately shifts. In minutes the small red dots fade into blended reddishness.  The sha disappears totally in 2-5 days after treatment.


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