Red Crane Wellness: Premier Gua Sha Therapy in Chattanooga

Discover the ancient healing art of Gua Sha with Red Crane Wellness, Chattanooga’s leading destination for rejuvenating Gua Sha facial massages and therapies. Experience the benefits of our expertly administered treatments, tailored to enhance your natural wellness.

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Gua Sha Therapy

Embrace the healing power of Gua Sha therapy, a technique that involves scraping your skin with a massage tool to improve circulation. This traditional therapy is perfect for those looking to relieve tension, reduce inflammation, and promote healing.

Gua Sha Treatment

Our Gua Sha treatment goes beyond the surface to address the body’s meridians and promote a deeper sense of well-being. Whether you’re seeking relief from pain or looking to balance your energy, our treatments are customized to meet your needs.

Best Gua Sha Techniques

Learn about and experience the best Gua Sha techniques from our experienced practitioner. Each session is designed to unlock the full potential of Gua Sha, ensuring you receive the maximum benefits from this ancient practice.

Gua Sha Cupping

Combine the benefits of Gua Sha with cupping therapy for a comprehensive treatment that targets deeper tissues. This combination therapy is ideal for enhancing circulation, relieving muscle tension, and promoting detoxification.

Gua Sha Cupping Therapy

Our Gua Sha cupping therapy offers a unique approach to traditional cupping, integrating Gua Sha principles for a dual-action treatment. Perfect for those looking to deepen their wellness journey and achieve holistic balance.

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About Us

At Red Crane Wellness, we believe in the power of traditional healing practices combined with modern wellness techniques. Our team of dedicated professionals is committed to providing personalized care in a serene and welcoming environment. Our approach is rooted in a deep understanding of holistic health, ensuring that each treatment is tailored to your individual needs.

Exploring the Multifaceted Benefits of Gua Sha at Red Crane Wellness

At Red Crane Wellness, we pride ourselves on offering a diverse range of treatments rooted in ancient traditions, tailored to meet modern wellness needs. Among our most sought-after therapies is Gua Sha, a healing technique that transcends mere relaxation, offering profound benefits for a variety of health conditions. Here’s an in-depth look at how Gua Sha can enhance your health and well-being.

Gua Sha is a Versatile Remedy for Chronic Conditions

Gua Sha is much more than a spa treatment; it’s a therapeutic practice with the power to alleviate chronic pain and improve overall health. Its effectiveness spans a range of conditions:

  • Arthritis and Fibromyalgia: By reducing inflammation, Gua Sha offers relief for those suffering from arthritis, fibromyalgia, and similar conditions, easing joint and muscle pain to improve mobility and quality of life.
  • Muscular and Joint Pain: The technique’s targeted approach helps release tension and pain in muscles and joints, offering a non-invasive solution to chronic discomfort.

Gua Sha’s Potential in Treating Specific Health Issues:

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B, a serious liver infection, can lead to severe complications if untreated. Gua Sha has shown promise in reducing liver inflammation, a key factor in managing the disease’s progression. A noteworthy case study highlighted a significant decrease in liver enzymes indicative of inflammation following Gua Sha therapy, pointing towards its potential in supporting liver health.

Migraine-related Headaches

For those seeking alternatives to conventional headache treatments, Gua Sha presents a viable option. A case involving a 72-year-old woman demonstrated notable improvement in migraine symptoms after two weeks of Gua Sha treatment, suggesting a new avenue for headache relief.

Breast Engorgement

New mothers facing the challenge of breast engorgement found relief through Gua Sha. This condition, marked by painful swelling due to milk accumulation, was significantly alleviated in postpartum women who underwent Gua Sha, facilitating easier breastfeeding.

Chronic Neck Pain

In a study comparing the effects of Gua Sha to heating pads for neck pain, participants receiving Gua Sha reported less pain, showcasing its effectiveness as a pain management strategy.

Tourette Syndrome

Tourette syndrome sufferers may also benefit from Gua Sha. In a case study, a significant improvement was observed in a participant after combining Gua Sha with acupuncture and herbal treatments, suggesting potential benefits for neurological conditions.

Perimenopausal Syndrome

For women navigating the challenges of perimenopause, Gua Sha has offered a beacon of hope. A study found that weekly Gua Sha sessions significantly reduced symptoms such as insomnia, anxiety, and hot flashes, enhancing the quality of life during this transitional phase.

Why Choose Red Crane Wellness for Your Gua Sha Therapy?

At Red Crane Wellness, our expert practitioners are deeply committed to your health and well-being. We embrace Gua Sha’s rich heritage, integrating it with a holistic approach to wellness that addresses your individual needs. Whether you’re seeking relief from chronic pain, looking to improve your liver health, or navigating the complexities of perimenopause, our Gua Sha treatments are customized to offer you the most benefit.

Embrace the Healing Power of Gua Sha

Ready to experience the transformative effects of Gua Sha? Contact us at Red Crane Wellness to schedule your session. Embark on a journey to enhanced well-being and discover the ancient path to modern health.

Unveiling the Comprehensive Healing Benefits of Gua Sha at Red Crane Wellness

At Red Crane Wellness, we’re dedicated to offering a holistic approach to your health and wellness journey, emphasizing treatments that foster both physical and emotional well-being. Among our array of therapeutic offerings, Gua Sha stands out for its versatility and profound impact on a wide range of conditions. This traditional healing technique, deeply rooted in ancient wisdom, is adept at addressing everything from acute pain to chronic conditions and emotional imbalances.

A Closer Look at Conditions Alleviated by Gua Sha

Gua Sha therapy, with its unique method of applying pressure and scraping the skin surface, has been shown to offer relief and improvement for various ailments, including but not limited to:

Muscle-related Issues

Whether it’s tension, pain, cramps, or spasms, Gua Sha has been proven effective in alleviating discomfort and promoting muscle relaxation.

Nervous System Responses

Conditions like tingling or numbness that are often symptoms of underlying issues can be significantly reduced through Gua Sha, enhancing nerve function.

Scar Tissue and Adhesions

By promoting circulation and encouraging the healing process, Gua Sha therapy can effectively break down scar tissue and adhesions, improving flexibility and reducing discomfort.

Post-Injury Recovery

Gua Sha aids in the recovery process from injuries by reducing inflammation and stimulating the body’s natural healing capabilities.

Joint Issues

For those experiencing joint stiffness and pain, Gua Sha offers a non-invasive solution to enhance mobility and alleviate pain.

Range of Motion (ROM) Limitations

Gua Sha therapy can help overcome limitations in movement through its ability to increase blood flow and flexibility.

Sleep Disorders

Individuals suffering from sleep issues or insomnia may find Gua Sha beneficial in promoting relaxation and enhancing sleep quality.

Respiratory and Immune System Support

From alleviating fever, cold, and flu symptoms to addressing sinus congestion, allergy symptoms, and respiratory conditions like asthma, Gua Sha supports the immune and respiratory systems.

Headaches and TMJ Disorders

By focusing on specific areas, Gua Sha can reduce the intensity and frequency of headaches and alleviate jaw pain associated with TMJ disorders.

Emotional Well-being

Gua Sha has been observed to have a calming effect on the nervous system, helping to balance emotions and alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Women's Health

Gynecological disorders, including menstrual pain and irregularities, can be effectively managed with Gua Sha, offering a natural approach to women’s health issues.

Digestive Health

Gua Sha therapy can also address various digestive disorders, relieving stomach pain and promoting healthy digestive function.

Why Red Crane Wellness for Gua Sha Therapy?

At Red Crane Wellness, our approach to Gua Sha is grounded in a deep respect for its traditional roots, combined with a contemporary understanding of health and wellness. Our experienced practitioner is skilled in tailoring each session to address your specific needs, ensuring a therapeutic experience that not only targets your physical ailments but also nurtures your overall sense of well-being.

Embark on a Healing Journey with Gua Sha

If you’re seeking a holistic path to health, consider the healing touch of Gua Sha therapy at Red Crane Wellness. Whether you’re dealing with physical pain, looking for emotional balance, our Gua Sha treatments are here to support your journey to a healthier, more vibrant you. Contact us today to learn more about how Gua Sha can be integrated into your wellness regimen.

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About Us

Located in Chattanooga, TN, Red Crane Wellness has been a beacon of healing since 2015. Dr. Ariadni Spinali, our esteemed acupuncturist, holds Tennessee licensure and board certification, along with a rich background as one of the few herbalists in the area. After earning her acupuncture certification and Master’s Degree in California, she completed her Doctorate specializing in Endocrinology, Women’s Health, and Pain Management. Dr. Spinali’s approach uniquely blends East Asian Medicine, nutritional support, and emotional awareness, aiming to treat the whole person – mind, body, and spirit. Her specialties include digestive disorders, migraines, menstrual disturbances, cardiovascular disease, custom herbal formulas, pain relief, endocrine issues, hormonal imbalances, and more, offering personalized treatments to help each individual reach their full potential.


What is Gua Sha?

Gua Sha is a traditional Chinese healing technique that involves scraping your skin with a massage tool to improve circulation.

Is Gua Sha therapy painful?

When performed by skilled practitioners, Gua Sha therapy is not painful. It involves gentle scraping that many find relaxing and therapeutic.

What can I expect from a Gua Sha treatment?

Expect to feel a sense of relaxation and improvement in the treated area’s circulation. Many also report relief from tension, inflammation, and an overall sense of well-being.

How often should I undergo Gua Sha treatment?

The frequency of treatments varies based on individual needs and goals. Our therapists can provide personalized recommendations.

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Mary Jo Vice
Mary Jo Vice
28 March 2024
I absolutely love this place! I recommend it to anyone wanting to strengthen their mind body and spirit. These treatments are completely helping my migraines when nothing I've tried for 20 years has. I'm forever grateful!
Alicia Rogers
Alicia Rogers
12 March 2024
Ive tried other places before and so far this has been my best experience. Ariadni was knowledgeable and listened to me. I left feeling much better than when I walked in and I plan to return.
7 March 2024
UPDATE: I have been working with Ariadni for some time now. I have to give this updated review to say that she has consistently amazed me at the accuracy of her treatments. I have had no vertigo, diverticulitis attacks, heart palpitations are extremely minimal now. Stress, knees all good. Don't accept pain ! You'll be amazed! Having moved to Chattanooga from the west coast,away from my beloved ,long term Chinese medicine practitioner, I searched the sites and reviews in Chattanooga for someone of equal capability. I am so happy to say that Ariadni not only meets but exceeds my highest expectations! I have ,at this point had one treatment for vertigo and tinnitus and I'm already improved. She read my pulses so accurately it was astounding! We have more to work on after the tinnitus and vertigo and I'm confident there will be excellent results! Ariadni, compounds her own herbal remedies to compliment her treatments according to your individual needs. I highly recommend Red Crane Wellness!
Robert Kozloski
Robert Kozloski
9 January 2024
It has been some time when I've been this impressed with someone, and I'm talking about Dr. Spinali, wow does she know her craft!!! Highly recommend her...feeling GREAT!!
Marcio Gerep
Marcio Gerep
4 December 2023
After enduring 7 months of annoying pain on my back which interfered with my sleep, some sessions of acupuncture took care of that for good That exceeded my best expectations
Stephanie Barr
Stephanie Barr
24 November 2023
Dr. Spinal has very good bed side manners and was very easy to talk to. She listened very well and was very quick in giving me her professional opinion on what was going on with my health. She performed an acupuncture treatment today on me and I didn’t feel a thing when she was inserting any of the dozen or so needles in my body. I look forward to coming back.
Misty Tate
Misty Tate
31 October 2023
An amazing experience. I had no idea that acupuncture could be so helpful! Can’t wait for my next appointment!
Chanita J
Chanita J
5 October 2023
This was my first acupuncture treatment and Dr. Spinali provided the perfectly introduction. She made me feel safe, comfortable and prepared for what was to come. The pain in my foot that led me there wasn’t gone when I left, but I was able to proceed with my hike the next day as she promised.

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