Cupping / Gua Sha

Chinese Cupping Therapy

cupping3Massage cupping is a modified version of the common, ancient practice of cupping therapy used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), and the results that this simple treatment produces are impressive. Through suction and negative pressure, massage cupping releases rigid soft tissue; drains excess fluids and toxins; loosens adhesions and lifts connective tissue and brings blood flow to stagnant skin and muscles.

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Gua Sha

Gua Sha is abrading the skin with pieces of smooth jade, bone, animal tusks or horns or smooth stones until red spots, then bruising cover the area to which it is done. It is believed that this treatment is for almost any ailment including cholera. gua shaThe red spots and bruising take 3 to 10 days to heal, there is often some soreness in the area that has been treated.