Understanding The Benefits And Side Effects Of Gua Sha Therapy

Gua sha is an alternative and natural form of therapy involving the scraping of the skin with a massage instrument to enhance circulation. This age-old Chinese healing method can offer a unique approach to good health, treating ailments such as chronic pain. A gua sha practitioner scrapes your skin with… Continue reading

Gua Sha Therapy Eliminates Toxins From Your Body And Moves Stagnant Blood

A traditional form of Chinese medical massage, gua Sha therapy is a healing art that is not as well known as acupuncture in Tarzana, but just as effective. The term gua sha comes from two Chinese words, “gua” and “sha” where gua means “to scrape” and Sha means “toxins”, where… Continue reading

What Happens During A Gua Sha Therapy Session?

The first recorded texts pertaining to gua sha date to the Ming Dynasty era which is around seven centuries ago although historians believe the practice is much older than that, probably having been practiced since prehistoric times arguably because of the simple mechanical function of rubbing a sore area to… Continue reading

Gua Sha Therapy Can Be Performed At Home To Treat Various Physical Pains And Ailments

Gua sha is an East Asian healing technique that you can perform at home to treat ailments such as respiratory problems. In the West, this therapy is often referred to as “scraping”. As with most alternative natural therapies, gua sha has not been exposed to thorough scientific investigation. But two… Continue reading