Gua sha is a press stroking method that helps alleviate inflammation by relieving painful symptoms. Patients can experience immediate relief. Depending on the condition, there can be visual results to the treatment.
This method is both therapeutic and diagnostic. For stubborn pain conditions in the upper back and shoulders, headaches, asthma, fevers, and more. This is the most unfamiliar modality in Chinese Medicine in the west and one of the most effective for many acute and chronic pain conditions.