Gua sha is another treatment method in Chinese Medicine. We also use it quite frequently in our clinic for various health issues.
Below are several interesting articles related to Gua Sha:
From the Dr. Oz Show:
Scrape Away Pain: Gua Sha
From the Washington Post:
Gua sha: Scraping of back is said to relieve pain and ease other medical problems
This ancient massage therapy touted by Gwyneth Paltrow feels a lot better than it looks.