Gua sha is a method that scrapes the muscle fibers to break up tightness and pain and is done on easy-to-reach areas that are susceptible to overuse syndromes and traumatic injury. The gua sha tool is has a rounded edge making the sensation gentle.
This action increases blood and nerve flow in the area bringing relief from pain and injury.
Most people find gua sha relaxing and effective.
To learn more contact us at Mountaintop Acupuncture.