Acupuncture + Gua Sha Appointment pic

Acupuncture + Gua Sha

60 minuites | $140

This combo treatment involves acupuncture, followed by Gua Sha.

During acupuncture treatment, fine needles are inserted into carefully selected points along the body which correspond to the energy meridians: Read more.

Gua Sha is a Chinese treatment, similar in effect to cupping. 'Gua' stands for rubbing or friction. 'Sha' stands for congested or stagnant blood at the surface of the body. When friction is applied in repeated, even strokes, the 'sha' surfaces as small red petechiae relieving pain and muscle tension. The red spots and bruising might take 2 to 3 days to heal. Usually a flat tool with rounded ends is used to create this effect. It is wonderful at treating stiff upper necks and backs and dealing with everyday stress.