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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.

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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 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 treatment can effectively be helped using numerous gua sha techniques include:

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

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 

Gua Sha can support your health 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 health related discontents. 
  • The therapy  may eliminates various diseases at the same time.

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 advise our patients to only deal with certified tranditional Chinese 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.


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