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Guasha is an East Asian alternative medicine technique that is gaining in popularity in the west. It involves repeated pressured strokes over skin that has been lubricated using massage oil. This acupuncture technique has been proven to have anti-inflammatory effect. According to a study published in the Journal of Pain Medicine, guasha can help to relieve chronic back pain.

If you have Achilles tendinitis, leg muscle problem or any other foot problem, a few sessions of acupuncture will help. Guasha involves scrapping. Tight muscles in your legs will be scrapped so that to facilitate permanent relief from the problem in question.

An acupuncture practitioner well versed in East Asian therapies is the best professional to perform Guasha. Hundreds of acupuncturists in the west are offering Guasha. This alternative medicine therapy will stimulate blood flow in injured areas subsequently facilitating healing. Guasha stimulates the body’s immune system leading to the alleviation of ailments such hepatitis B, fever, asthma, bronchitis, back pain, migraine and many others.