Is your child often sick with colds, flus and ear infections? Does your child have a chronic health condition such as pain, asthma or constipation? Are you frustrated by traditional care that has not provided lasting results?
Pediatric Oriental Medicine
Pediatric Oriental Medicine (POM) – is a complete system of medicine first developed in China over 3000 years ago. It provides a safe, effective and natural means for preventing and treating common childhood illnesses.
Non-Needle Acupuncture (Shonishin)
Shonishin focuses on gentle, specialized, mostly non-inserted treatment techniques that children find comfortable and even pleasurable. Dramatic results can be obtained even with very light treatment.
Shonishin techniques involve rhythmic stroking, rubbing, tapping, and pressing the skin to give different kinds of gentle stimulation. These techniques harmonize and fortify the child’s vital energy, and strengthen the child’s constitution.
What to Expect
The specifics of the treatment (frequency, dosage, strength) depend on the practitioner, the age, and condition of the child, among other factors. Treatments for children are actually very brief: a typical treatment generally lasts about five minutes. Generally speaking, the older the child, the longer the treatment.
The key to successful Shonishin treatment is “less is better.” The beauty of Shonishin is its simplicity, gentleness, and effectiveness.
Pediatric Office Visit
Before booking an appointment, please contact me directly via e-mail or phone to discuss your child’s health concern(s)
There are many ways to treat infants and children without using acupuncture needles. Shonishin, acupressure, magnets, and moxabustion are just a few of the many ways to offer effective treatment without the use of acupuncture needles. When acupuncture is used, the very thin needles are inserted and either immediately removed or retained for a very short amount of time.
Herbs and Homeopathy
In 2007, the FDA ruled that over-the-counter cough and cold medicines are not safe and should not be used for young children. Herbs, homeopathy and nutritional supplements provide safe and effective methods to work with the child’s sensitive body. These remedies are of the highest quality and help to treat the root cause of the imbalance, instead of just masking the symptoms.
Strengthening Immune Function
With regular use of Pediatric Oriental Medicine and simple home care techniques, your children will be less likely to get sick and recover more quickly when they do. Infants and children can be seen once a month for prevention and to keep the immune system healthy. This translates into healthier, happier families!
- Failure to Thrive
- Cold & Flu
- Low Immune Function
- Neurological Disorders
- Pre & Post vaccine treatment
- Ear Infections
- Eating Disorders
- Skin Disorders
- Sleep Disorders
Please inquire about other conditions not listed above.