Gua Sha is an ancient healing technique used by many clinicians of TCM. In this procedure, a lubricating medium, such as massage oil, is applied to the skin of the area tobe treated. A smooth-edged instrument is used by the acupuncturist to apply short or long strokes on the back parallel to the spine. Gua Sha can be used to prevent and treat diseases and strengthen the body. Especially in the area of pain relief it is unequalled.