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Includes the GuaSha Orthopedic Soft Tissue Tools-1, 2, and 3, the treatment manual Gua Sha; Clinical Applications for Chronic Soft Tissue Pain and Dysfunction, and FREE shipping and carrying case from Case Logic. The GOST-1 shapes match the anatomical contours of the hand, forearm, and elbow. In addition, the GOST-1 treats small contours of the neck, jaw, face, ankle, and foot. Ideal for common problems like tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, trigger finger, plantar fasciitis, and localized treatment of myofascial trigger points. The compact size of the GOST-1 and GOST-2 make them an ideal choice for travel, personal use, and light clinical application. Specifications: 0.8 oz, largest treatment edge = 3.5 inches. The GOST-2 shapes match the anatomical contours of the shoulder, chest, upper arm, and petite lower extremities. Ideal for shoulder impingement, traditional gua sha applied to the back and spine, the IT Band, and more. A favorite of throwing athletes and the clinicians who treat them. Specifications: weight = 1.6 ounces, largest treatment edge length = 5 3/4 inches. The GOST-3 shapes match the largest body contours including the glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps and back. Increased rigidity and a rounded treatment edge allow application of firm pressure necessary to reach deeply into soft tissue and large muscle groups. Ideal for treating muscles involved in sciatica, as well as hamstring and quadriceps strains. Specifications: 4.7 ounces, length = 10 inches. Learn theory and effective treatment protocols with the companion treatment manual 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. Essential for client education, several color photographs are included demonstrating the normal appearance of petechiae. This concise, evidence based treatment guide relies on research, physiology, clinical experience, and case studies to effectively teach applications of gua sha for common soft tissue injuries, myofascial pain, nerve entrapment syndromes, unresolved pain following surgery, joint sprains, muscle strains, and trauma. This newly expanded edition is spiral bound, over 100 pages and printed on 5.5 X 8.5 inch pages. From a Western perspective, the reader will be able to intelligently explain how gua sha eliminates pain, restores function, improves flexibility, and facilitates healing. ©2009, Author: Matthew Lott, MS, OT/L, CHT. All tools made in the USA. Free Shipping.