Gua sha is an evidence based Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) technique for chronic soft tissue pain. Our modern instruments feature anatomy specific shapes for all muscle and soft tissue contours. The treatment edge is comfortable, sensitive and effective for any instrument assisted soft tissue technique.
Gua Sha Orthopedic Soft Tissue tools
Our classic multi edge tools featuring a symmetrically beveled edge. Organically shaped convex and concave surfaces treat all muscle and soft tissue contours.
Gua Sha Professional Tools
The Professional Tools feature our symmetrically beveled treatment edge mated to an ergonomic handle for precise control and user comfort. Our premium tools are now offered in a unique composite material.
Effectively Manage Soft tissue Pain
Improve circulation and stimulate a healing response in your comprehensive approach to chronic soft tissue pain and injury.
Clinicians include gua sha in their treatment plan for common problems including myofascial pain, medial and lateral elbow tendinopathy, runner's knee pain, Achilles tendinosis, neck and back pain, rotator cuff impingement and scar management.
In appropriate cases gua sha is part of the home program. Clients or a family member are educated in gua sha to significantly reduce the number of visits needed.
Learn theory and effective treatment protocols with Gua Sha: Clinical Applications for Chronic Soft Tissue Pain and Dysfunction. This 100+ page manual provides a tutorial for beginners and advanced technique for the seasoned clinician.
Spiral bound. Printed on 5.5 X 8.5 inch pages.©2009, Author: Matthew Lott, MS, OT/L, CHT.
Restore function and achieve your goals
Athletes and clinicians use our products to maintain peak performance by addressing soft tissue problems before they become serious and to facilitate return to sport following injury and surgery.
The growing number of professional organizations that use our products include the Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Red Sox, Golden State Warriors, Kansas City Royals, LA Clippers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Oakland Athletics, Orlando Magic, Milwaukee Brewers and Minnesota Twins. GSO Tools are also used by members of the Professional Golfer's Association.
About Our Company
Guashatools.com was established in 2005 by Matthew Lott. His degrees include a BA in Biology from Hiram College and a combined MS and BS in Occupational Therapy from D'Youville College. Matt is a practicing occupational therapist and certified hand therapist. Over twenty years of clinical experience, current research and a running habit provide the foundation for the treatment manual Gua Sha; Clinical Applications for Chronic Soft Tissue Pain and Dysfunction.