Gua sha is a natural, alternative therapy that involves scraping your skin with a massage tool to improve your circulation. This is an ancient Chinese healing technique to address issues like chronic pain.
How does it work?
In gua sha, a practitioner scrapes your skin with short or long strokes to stimulate microcirculation of the soft tissue, which increases blood flow. They make these strokes with a smooth-edged instrument known as a Gua massage tool. The technician applies massage oil to your skin and then uses the tool to repeatedly scrape your skin in a downward motion.
Gua sha is generally performed on a person’s shoulders, back, neck, arms, and legs. A gentle version of it is even used on the face as a facial technique. Your technician may apply mild pressure, and gradually increase the intensity to determine how much force you can handle.
By rubbing the skin’s surface is thought to help break up the blocked energy, reduce inflammation, and promote healing.
What you need to aware?
The procedure may change the appearance of your skin. Because it involves rubbing or scraping skin with a massage tool, tiny blood vessels known as capillaries near the surface of your skin can burst. This can result in skin bruising and minor bleeding. This is a safe and normal reaction. Bruising/gua sha marks usually disappears between 2 to 5 days.
Recommended to shower: 12 hours after treatment.
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