Lingering pathogenic factors (LPFs) are the cause of some of the most common pediatric conditions we treatin the clinic.
LPFs occurdue to vaccines, antibiotics or illnesses that don't resolve completely.When pathogens linger in the body it depletes the child's Qi and makes them predisposed to frequent illness or recurrent infection.
In a worst-case scenario, an untreated LPF can remain in the body causing havoc throughout a person's life. That's why it's so important to diagnose and treat...
Jake's pragmatic no-nonsense approach to treating children has had a strong influence on the way I approach kids.
I think you'll really enjoy this interview and the clinical pearls he has to share. Watch my interview with Pediatric Acupuncture Expert Jake Paul Fratkin, L.Ac. OMD below: