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Gua Sha for Scar Tissue

Have a deeper understanding of scaring and how to help!

  • Starts Nov 12
  • 185 US dollars
  • Emerald Bodywork Education

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Service Description

Gua Sha for Scar Tissue Instructor: Amy Scottino, LMT, MTI, CEP Course: 6 CE hours Location: Emerald Bodywork Education Facility 3700 W. 15th Street, Plano, TX, 75075 Date(s): November 12, 2024 Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm Tuition: $185 (includes take home tools) NCBTMB Approved Course Scar formation is “ when the dermis (deep, thick layer of skin) is damaged. The body forms new collagen fibers (a naturally occurring protein in the body) to mend the damage, resulting in a scar. The new scar tissue will have a different texture and quality than the surrounding tissue.” ( taken from There are many effective approaches to helping scar formation or scars that have already formed. This approach utilizes the Traditional Chinese Medicine technique of Gua Sha (scraping/coining) or graston (western approach) to “break up scar tissue”. We will navigate the process of scar formation, and the different types of scaring. You will receive the knowledge of how to help these types of scars using a Gua Sha tool that will be provided to you, which is included in the tuition, with adequate peer to peer practice. Supplies to Bring: Sheets, lubricant, Blanket (optional), paper and pen for notes Resource Text (not required): Traumatic Scar Tissue Management: Therapeutic Massage Principles, Practice and Protocols by by Nancy Keeney Smith (Author), Catherine Ryan (Author), Pamela Fitch (Foreword), Sandy Fritz (Foreword) ISBN-13: 978-1909141223 ISBN-10: 1909141224 Research article:

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Contact Details

  • 3700 West 15th Street #300d, Plano, Texas 75075, USA

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