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Gua Sha Therapy

Gua Sha has existed for centuries as a way treating numerous ailments that afflict the human body. The Chinese simply call it Gua Sha (as the pronunciation). The French refer to it as tribo-effleurage while English speakers know the treatment method as coining or spooning. Whichever name you give this form of therapy, our Live Well Clinic has what it takes to walk you through it all in the bid to eliminate or prevent numerous ailments which may disgruntle your social, professional and financial standing in life.

How Does Gua Sha Therapy Work?

Scientific studies have established that the therapy works with the help metabolic chemical processes which take place in the human microscopic capillaries.

As a traditional Chinese medicine clinic in Sydney, we use tools of various shapes and exotic oils with different natural active ingredients to trigger these processes, boosting your body’s ability to fight ailments without spending a dime on preventive medications.

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The therapy also works by turning solid waste, in the bloodstream, into liquid – making it possible to dispose of them through the urinary system or through the skin in form of sweat. Like most ancient gua sha therapy practitioners, our clinic undertakes these procedures using traditional organic components.

This mode of treatment also loosens your nerves and blood vessels, making them flexible enough to improve the body’s chemical reactions which in return improves and maintains your general well-being.

Who Needs Gua Sha Therapy

Scientific research findings point out gua sha as one of the Chinese traditional medical techniques which can treat chronic hepatitis B. The therapy achieves this by preventing transformation of waste materials into free radicals. This lowers chances of developing kidney complications which are usually associated with hepatitis B patients.

A 2007 medical research findings by the University Hospital of Essen, Germany stated that gua sha is also important in lowering alanine, aspartate and transaminase. These are protein enzymes which may tip over your body’s biological balance and functions in a way that can worsen hepatitis B symptoms, making the ailment’s treatment procedure more complex and expensive.

Other diseases that can effectively be treated using numerous gua sha techniques include:

  • Joint pains
  • Head, shoulder, neck and back pains
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Common cold and flu
  • Heart and kidney complications

How to Pick the Right Gua Sha Therapy

Different people need different types of therapies to improve their health conditions. This is because of the diverse set of diseases which may affect people mildly or severely depending on age, gender, lifestyle or genetic factors. Our clinical results however show that people who consult medical experts prior to taking up the therapy stand better chances of getting their health restored, fast and affordably.

You may as well pick a specific type of gua sha therapy based on your therapeutic hobbies. For example, if you prefer meditation to massage then we can give you a number of suggestion on how to merge the tranquility of mind offered by meditation with the therapies’ healing techniques in a manner that steps up your health’s vigor and vitality.

Benefits of Undergoing Gua Sha Therapy 

Many of the sick people who visit our TCM clinic in Sydney usually get doubtful at first, when we list down for them the number of benefits which they can attain from this therapy. It however usually dawns on them later on that gua sha can cut down their medical bills significantly and bolster their productivity by boosting their health – a feat the therapy achieves by:

  • Setting your mind at peace to lower stress levels and spark your power of innovation and creativity.
  • Improving the blood vessels and the body organs’ health in a way that enhances efficient transportation of enzymes, hormones and nutrients whose deficiency in any part of the body may result into medical complications.
  • Mimic sweating is an example of a process that’s usually initiated by the therapy to normalize your metabolic rate. This makes gua sha commendable if you’re in search of a natural therapy which can help you keep off weight-gain and its helth related discontents. 
  • The therapy eliminates various diseases at the same time, making it cheaper since you don’t have to buy numerous medicines to clear all the ailments, making gua sha a one shoe fit all’ type of medical procedure. In some instances, it even stops diseases before they start my increasing the number of your killer T-cells.

Taking up gua sha as a therapy is like picking up centuries old tradition that can’t be changed, not even by forces as powerful as time. The use of bones from horned animals such as the water buffalo or the use of precious stones such as jade in the therapy is for instance mysterious. This doesn’t however mean that you shouldn’t visit a clinic such as ours to start of the road that leads to the land of countless health benefits.

Precautionary Measures

Note that gua sha therapy can be combined with conventional medical procedures to help sick people recover quickly from various diseases. You however need to consult a medical expert to ascertain that you don’t have any preexisting conditions such as allergies which may worsen your ailment as a result of mixing the modern and the traditional methods of treatment. 

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We often advice our patients to only deal with certified Chinese traditional medical clinic, such as Live Well Clinic in Sydney for register this form of therapy. This enables them to keep off health risks which may come about as a result of taking gua sha instruction from under-qualified practitioners. 

The precautionary measure can as well help them to keep off counterfeit or fake gua sha oils and other active ingredients which you may want to buy for home use. Our clinic will encourage you to take on a number of gua sha procedures on your own for quick recovery or to help your body attain the health status it needs to enable you to lead a long, prosperous and pain-free life.


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