Scrapping uses the massage tool with smooth rims to improve the circulation of the body by gradually scarping the superficial layers of the skin to stimulate the Qi and breakdown stagnation on the affected areas. Gua Sha (scrapping) is usually performed on the patient’s back, neck, arms, legs and can even be used on the face as a milder version to gradually promote the flow of Qi and blood. This technique can work effectively for chronic conditions of pain and can encourage lymphatic drainage to boost the circulation.
Pressure can easily be adjusted for your preference on how much force can be handled for the patient. This service can be combined with other massage therapies and/or acupuncture for achieve a more therapeutic effect. It is also necessary to exercise caution to not take showers or go swimming as the cold can easily seep into the skin to cause illness.
If you are a customer looking for relief of pain and tension through the use of manipulating blood flow on the superficial skin, then this service may be more suited towards your needs. Some health problems such as fatigue, muscle tension, headaches, skin conditions like acne and hives, and other various symptoms can be directly treated with scrapping. If you are looking to seek for more advice you are more than welcome to book an appointment or call us to discuss your needs on finding the most effective treatment for you.