As evidence mounts supporting the safety and effectiveness of pediatric acupuncture, increasing numbers of pediatric health professionals are looking for ways to incorporate non-needle acupuncture point stimulation as a treatment option for their patients.
Photobiomodulation with laser acupuncture (LA) offers a feasible way to stimulate acupuncture points because it is quick and painless. LA can be applied to the acupuncture point for 15 to 60 seconds per point. Patients do not typically feel a…
Getting kids to swallow pills is a struggle for so many parents.
The resulting gagging, tears, and resistance can be heartbreaking if not downright frustrating when your child needs to take medicine but can't get it down.
There is a solution... the Oraflow Cup
The Oraflow is a fun cup your child can use that helps them overcome pill swallowing challenges. It kinda looks like a superhero mask with an open mouth at the top of it.
Your child can put their capsule in the straw-like opening, clos…
- The ONE Problem With The Acupuncturist's Business Model
- The Solution: Diversify Your Income Streams
- The 3 Tiers of Adding Online Income to Your Practice
- Four Different Ways The Patches Can Add Revenue
- Practical Strategies For Introducing The Patches To Your Patients (Creating Customers)
- Practical Strategies For Introducing The Patches To Your Colleagues (Creating Customers & Distributors)
- How To Develop An Action Plan For... Pat…
In this training, Robin Ray Green discussed how to optimize the detoxification pathways and use AcuPatching™ to support healthy detoxification without oral supplements.
Adults and children are increasingly exposed to toxins through the environment, food, water, and vaccines. She wanted to share a simple and safe way you can help your patients detox without destroying their Spleen & Kidney Qi!
Or making them take a ton of oral supplements or going on a strict diet.
This method is perfect for…
The longer you work with children, the more likely you are to see chronic, stubborn, and difficult cases. In this Interview with Anner Fisher Silva of Restorative Wellness Solutions, you'll learn about methods to assess and restore gut balance to help children achieve full resolution of their symptoms.
Anne Fischer Silva is an FNTP, Master Restorative Wellness Practitioner, and change-maker. She has been serving clients around the world for 22 years with an emphasis…
According to an article published in The Journal of Pediatrics, Incidence and Secondary Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Infections in Schools, it was found that:
"In the first 9 weeks of in-person instruction in NC [North Carolina] schools, we found extremely limited within-school secondary transmission of SARS-CoV-2, as determined by contact tracing."
There were also zero cases of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Infections from child to teacher.
Here is a quick breakdown of the study:
✓ 11 school…
Many of our patients will be faced with the decision of whether or not to get the COVID vaccine.
How can we help our patients make the best choice and then provide support to minimize risks?
There are risks with both choices.
For those who choose to get the vaccine, we want to make sure the patient is psychologically and physically prepared to get the best response while minimizing negative effects.
A large body of research shows that it's not just about the vaccine but the state of the b…
The research is clear that acupuncture, acupressure, and auriculotherapy can reduce anxiety symptoms and one of the mechanisms for this includes Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS).
In part 3 of the series on homecare tools for anxiety, I will be covering how to induce VNS with phototherapy patching as well as acupoint stimulation with the patches to help reduce anxiety.
The amazing ear helps to manage anxiety at home!
In part 2 of the series on homecare tools for anxiety, I will be discussing how auricular acupressure using ear seeds is another effective option for helping patients manage anxiety between acupuncture sessions.
Previously, the CES Ultra Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulator, which is clipped to the earlobe, was discussed in Part 1.
Why the Ear?
It is said in East Asian Medicine (EAM), that the Kidneys "open into the ears" and Kidney Essence nou…
Introduction to Homecare Tools for Anxiety
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, anxiety rates were high, especially in the United States. Anxiety-related disorders impact nearly 40 million Americans annually and this number has skyrocketed since the onset of the pandemic.
The U.S. CDC reports that anxiety affects 7.1% of children aged 3-17 years (approximately 4.4 million). Even prior to the pandemic anxiety rates were on the rise.
Children in the category of "ever having been diagnosed with eith…