What is Gua Sha therapeutic scraping

20/06/2020

We have been seeing a lot of mobility lately as well as information about therapeutic scraping, where they have given many names or Brand name and techniques that want to master it, stating that only they can do it in a specific profession.

But the truth about the therapeutic scraping is that it started in China and Asia thousands of years ago and with many names where it has continued until now proving the benefits of therapeutic scraping with Gua Sha tools by therapists of complementary therapies since it belongs to it. The category itself is not a panacea and is combined with other massage techniques.

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Chronic inflammation in the body is thought to be responsible for many diseases associated with chronic pain. Therapeutic scraping of the skin surface helps to mobilize it, reduce inflammation and promote healing.

Gua sha therapeutic scraping is done by deleting short or long paths to stimulate the microcirculation of connective tissue or fascia, which increases blood flow. The treatment is done by applying oil to the body and then with the tools of the gua sha

Gua sha is generally performed on the back, buttocks, neck, arms and legs and where needed. A milder version is even used on the face as an anti-aging and natural botox technique.

Gua sha can reduce inflammation, so it is often used to treat conditions that cause chronic pain, such as arthritis and fibromyalgia, as well as those that cause muscle and joint pain.

Indicative cases that the gua sha technique can help:

  • Periostitis
  • Headaches
  • Neck pain
  • Fight cellulite

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