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Gua Sha

Acupuncturist Anthony Fazio, L.Ac., C.A. is nationally certified and licensed (in NY and NJ) to practice acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. He has studied martial arts for over twenty-five years, including Aikido, Iaido, Classical Yang style Tai Ji Quan, and both Daoist and Buddhist Qi Gong.

March 16, 2015, 11:37 am

Gua Sha is a scraping technique, using a smooth-edged tool and liniment to produce much the same results as cupping, but over a larger area. Again, generally speaking, these procedures are required in conditions of stagnation and excess.