Gua Sha; Clinical Applications for Chronic Soft Tissue Pain and Dysfunction.
Gua sha is the traditional Chinese medicine technique that predates all methods of treating soft tissue with an edged tool. It has survived for 2000 years because it is effective. This manual provides a concise introduction to gua sha using a Western Medical perspective with the information needed to begin mastering an ancient technique.
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.
- Essential for client education, several color photographs are included demonstrating the normal appearance of petechiae.
- 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.
- The reader will be able to explain how gua sha eliminates pain, restores function, improves flexibility, and facilitates healing from a Western medical perspective.
- Spiral bound
- Printed on 5.5 X 8.5 inch pages.