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Is Acupuncture Pediatrics Lagging Behind?

What is the role of pediatric acupuncturists in helping children with chronic illness
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As you are planning out your pediatric training for the year, I wanted to tease your brain for a second with a few important questions...

  • How is Acupuncture Pediatrics doing in the grand scheme of treating chronic pediatric illness? 
  • What is the role of pediatric acupuncturists? 
  • Where do we need to expand our tool kit to serve the growing population of unwell kids?

As I reported last week, over my 18-year career pediatric health has only gotten worse. Sadly, chronic i…

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5 Steps to Improving Your Pediatric Skills in One Year

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Are you looking to improve your pediatric skills this year?

If you follow the five simple steps laid out in this blog post, by the end of the year, I promise you will feel great about what you’ve accomplished!

By improving your skills, you’ll be able to better serve your patients with excellence. You’ll be helping some of the millions of kids across the country who can benefit from Chinese Medicine!

STEP 1: IDENTIFY YOUR MISSION

When it comes to not just improving, but…

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Pediatric Gua Sha for Allergies, Coughs & Colds with Video

Pediatric Gua Sha for Cough, Allergies, & Immunity
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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 …

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Pediatric Tuina Massage Basics - Video Course and Guide

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Pediatric Tuina Basics

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!

What's Included in Pediatric Tuina M…

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Pediatric Acupuncture Basics - Get Instant Access Now

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  Pediatric Acupuncture Basics  

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 no…

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How to Use Lasers & Microcurrent on Kids an Interview with Kimberly Thompson, L.Ac.

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 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!  Kimberly Thompson, L.Ac.

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 microcurrent.  The…

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