Pediatric Gua Sha or Scraping Massage is effective for treating allergies, coughs, colds, and fever in children.
It can be used for kids ages 4 and up with a modification to use less pressure. In my experience, I've found that children respond really quickly when I use gua sha in addition to a regular treatment.
Focus on the Upper Back
To treat these conditions focus the gua sha on the Urinary Bladder Channel along the upper back.
To start, be sure to rub a small amount of...
Learn Basic Tuina Manipulations with the Training Video & Guide
Tuina is easy to learn, no special tools are required and it's simple to teach parents. That's why it's our favorite method for easily stimulating acupuncture points on babies and children. With our 30 minute video and a little bit of practice, you can quickly to add tuina massage to your toolbox and share it with parents so they can use this powerful massage at home, too!
Improve Your Pediatric Skills in Just One Hour!
We know that you want to improve your pediatric acupuncture skills, but training can be time consuming and costly! But, it doesn't have to be that way. You can get the basic training you need and feel more comfortable treating with Pediatric Acupuncture Basics! Pediatric Acupuncture Basics is an online video training course that teaches you how to set the stage for success and painlessly treat kids with both needle and...
When I work with kids it's important that whatever treatment I deliver is practical, safe, efficient and effective.
Of course, acupuncture needles are my first choice and I even treat babies with acupuncture. You can click here to see a video demo of me treating a baby with in/out needling.
Seriously, seeing is believing!
Even babies love it! Not every child I work with is going to love needles though. That's why I was so happy to discover laser and...