FAQs on Gua Sha
Who should not have Gua Sha Massage treatments?
Local infection, Open wound, unhealed sutures, ulcers, etc.
Infection (Tuberculosis, Osteomyelitis, Cellulitis, etc.)
Precautions should be taken with people with the following:
Skin problems (blisters, friable, etc.)
Anti-coagulant Medications (Coumadin, Plavix, high dose NSAIDs)
Acute Inflammatory Conditions (synovitis, bursitis, etc.)
Inflammatory reaction secondary to infection
Acute inflammatory sites or stage of autoimmune diseases (Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus,
Bacterial Infections of neighboring sites
Neurologic disorders that impair sensation/tissue integrity of the treatment area
(Diabetes, peripheral neuropathy, frost bite,
Pregnancy in cases of ligament laxity