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Gua Sha

Gua Sha is a manual technique that works great for pain and stiffness. A metal or plastic tool is rubbed on the skin, following the muscles and acupuncture channels. This helps with circulation, muscle adhesions, scar tissue, muscle tightness, swelling, and pain. Like cupping, gua sha can leave temporary red marks on the skin. Gua means scraping, and sha is the petechiae that apprears from the scraping

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