Gua sha may be applied for a range of problems from acute or chronic illness to musculoskeletal complaints. Gua sha is a healing technique that applies instrument-assisted manipulation of an area of body surface to intentionally create transitory therapeutic petechiae, known as 'sha' in Eastern medicine. This produces and anti-inflammatory and immune protective effects that persists for days following a single treatment.
Mobilize blood flow through the placement of cups to promote healing of a broad range of ailments. Employs negative pressure (decompression) through cups that create suction, release rigidity, and lift connective tissues to increase circulation and oxygenation.
Moxa over specific points to enhance immunity is a long tradition in TCM. We utilize hand rolled high quality ‘rice grain’ moxa over points, heating them to generate the desired response. Treats cold in channels and systems, arthritis, pain in joints, and other complaints.