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Gua Sha

  • 1 hour
  • 110 New Zealand dollars
  • Dixon Street

Service Description

What is GuaSha? Gua sha is a healing technique of traditional Chinese medicine. Sometimes called ‘coining, spooning or scraping’, Gua Sha (pronounced 'Gwah Sah') is a technique that involves palpation and cutaneous stimulation where the skin is pressured or scraped in strokes with a round-edged instrument; that results in the appearance of small red petechiae called 'sha', that will fade in 2 to 3 days. Gua Sha releases fluids that contain metabolic waste and congest the surface tissues and muscles. Gua Sha promotes circulation and normalizes metabolic processes. It is a valuable treatment for both external and internal pain, and facilitates the resolution of both acute and chronic disorders. What can GuaSha treat? Gua Sha is stimulating to the immune system, detoxifies, increases circulation, regulates organ function, normalizes metabolic processes, removes stagnation and eases pain. Modern research has confirmed Gua sha reduces pain, inflammation while stimulating an immune protective response that can persist for days following treatment. Gua sha treatment accounting for the immediate relief that patients feel from: • Pain • Stiffness • Fever and Chill • Cough and wheez • Nausea and vomiting Gua sha is used in acute and chronic internal organ disorders including liver inflammation in hepatitis. Gua Sha revitalizes, rejuvenates, helps diminish stress, fatigue and severe exhaustion. It helps to release emotions, relaxes the body and helps to clear the mind and senses. Treatment time includes set up and changing time.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to change or cancel your appointment that's no problem! We require 24 hours notice. Changes within less than 24 hours are required to be called through and will incur a minimum $30 late change fee, but may incur the full appointment price if we are unable to full the space. No shows will incur the full cost of the appointment, or a minimum fee of $50 (whichever is higher). Thanks for booking with us! Tao Clinic

Contact Details

  • 64 Dixon Street, Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand

    027 439 6287

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