GUA SHA
 
Gua Sha (pronounced “gwa shah”), also known as 'gua –scrape', 'rub sha', 'petechiae', 'sha bruise' or more commonly, coining or spooning, is one of the oldest treatment procedures in existence.
 
It is typically performed by rubbing a smooth-edged instrument such as a jade stone, obsidian, poly carba - or in former years, buffalo horn -  across the surface of the skin where a subcutaneous (just below the skin) injury or imbalance resides. Gua Sha- like acupuncture- helps to stimulate and improve the free flow of qi and blood.
 
As the scraping stimulates the qi, it also creates a rush of blood flow, thereby creating a painless raised red rash, also known as 'petechiae' which subsides within 2-4 days.
 
Contact
 
Dr. Junaid Rawoot
082 488 8608
 
 
 


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35 Wesley Street
Cape Town
 
 
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