Beverly Yee, MTOM, LAc, Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine

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Gua Sha

Today’s fast-paced society has led to an epidemic of stress. When the body is bound and stressed, our health is not ideal. Gua sha is an ancient healing technique in which lubrication — such as oil or Tiger Balm — is applied to the body and a skilled practitioner uses a smooth-edged instrument to apply short or long strokes on the skin. This stroking motion creates raised redness, known as “sha”. Raising sha removes blood stagnation and increase blood flow to the body’s soft tissues.

Gua Sha treatment can help with: