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Dr Michel Gehin  
D.O.M.    A.P.   L.M.T.

1217 White Street
Key West, FL 33040
(305)304-5891
Gua sha literally means "to scrape for cholera"
in Chinese (more loosely, "to scrape the fever")
is an ancient medical treatment.
Gua sha involves repeated pressured strokes
over lubricated skin with a smooth edge.
Commonly a ceramic Chinese soup spoon was
used.
The gua sha technique is most commonly used
to :
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Reduce fever.
. Treat fatigue caused by exposure to heat.   
          
  (often to treat heat-stroke) or cold.
. Cough and dyspnea: bronchitis, asthma and        
  emphysema.
. Treat muscle and tendon injuries.
. Push sluggish circulation, fibromalagia.
. Treat headache.
. Treat sunstrokes, heat syncope and nausea.
. Treat stiffness, pain and immobility.
. Treat digestive disorders.
. Treat urinary-gynecological disorders.
.  To assist with reactions to food poisoning.
Gua Sha
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