Myofascial Gua Sha for Orthopedic Conditions

Billed once per year until cancelled

Myofascial gua sha requires more skill and training than conventional wei qi gua sha in order to safely and effectively treat the muscles, tendons, and aponeuroses of the jing-jin ("sinew meridians"), while avoiding destabilization of adjacent joints or trauma to nerves:

Class topics

Overview of Myofascial Gua Sha for orthopedic conditions

  • Tools and techniques
  • Safety and standards of care
    • Cautions and contraindications
    • Patient education and informed consent
    • Safety protocols and management of adverse events
    • Tool disinfection
  • Post-Myofascial gua sha protocols

Protocols for specific body regions

  • Cervical and thoracic spine
  • Shoulder girdle
  • Forearm
  • Gluteals
  • Quadriceps, IT band and hamstrings
  • Calves and Achilles tendon
  • Hands and feet

Integrating Myofascial Gua Sha into acupuncture clinic flow

  • Combining gua sha with other therapies
  • Coding and billing
  • Documentation for malpractice defense and to support insurance billing