|Dr Michel Gehin
D.O.M. A.P. L.M.T.
1217 White Street
Key West, FL 33040
|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
The gua sha technique is most commonly used
. Reduce fever.
. Treat fatigue caused by exposure to heat.
(often to treat heat-stroke) or cold.
. Cough and dyspnea: bronchitis, asthma and
. 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.
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