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Gua Sha

A Traditional Technique for Modern Practice

Gua Sha( )
Author: Nielsen, Arya
ISBN:978-0-443-05181-4
Publication Date:Sep 1995
Publisher:Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Imprint:Churchill Livingstone
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $100.00
Book Description:

This is the first English language book on the ancient therapeutic technique 'Gua Sha'. It is a technique commonly used in Asia and Southeast Asia by TCM practitioners, Chinese families and individuals who know and use it as part of their 'health culture'. In Gua Sha, the skin is pressured in strokes i.e. scraped (but not broken) by a blunt edge (Chinese families used a spoon). This, in Western terms, raises extravasated blood and metabolic waste which collects in muscle tissue, and...
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Book Details
Pages:169
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Alternative & Complementary Medicine
Medical / Acupuncture
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 10.875 Inches
Book Weight:1.338 Pounds



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