Oct 15th 2019

Gua Sha (Scraping) information sheet in English and Simplified Chinese

Gua Sha, also known as Gua Sha therapy, is a traditional treatment based on the meridian-acupoint theory of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It is important for professionals engaging with children and young people under the age of 16 to be aware of the differences in bruising appearance between Gua Sha therapy and what may be perceived as bruising from family harm.

Gua Sha is not recommended for use on children under the age of 16 in New Zealand.

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Gua Sha (Scraping) information sheet in English and Simplified Chinese