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Advanced Herbal Medicine Formulas for Pediatric Asthma

 

Millions of children have "steroid resistant" or difficult asthma that doesn't respond to inhaled corticosteroids on montelukast (Singulair).

These children suffer daily and have few options to control their illness! Chinese medicine offers safe, effective solutions when Western medicine isn't enough.

Cara and I will be discussing how Chinese herbal medicine can play in role in easing asthma symptoms and breaking the cycle of frequent illness and asthma.

The three formulas we cover...

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How to Choose the Right Acupuncture Points for Children

Are you leery of using too few acupoints to get the desired outcome? Or too many and causing an adverse reaction?

How many acupoints should you treat? How many for infants vs. toddlers vs. young children?

If you can't assess tongue or pulse, how do you know which points to use?

I answer all these questions and discuss techniques for determining your point selection so that you feel confident in your treatment!

 

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The Asthma Unwellness Gap is growing and conventional medicine is failing kids

 The asthma Unwellness Gap is growing and conventional medicine is failing kids. One size fits all treatments leave millions of children with few options to control their symptoms. Chinese medicine offers real solutions.  Let’s talk about what we can do to start helping kids with asthma.

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Tips for Easy, Clear Patient and Parent Education

Is pediatric acupuncture something totally new for most of your patients?

Have you ever had trouble explaining Chinese medicine to them? Have their eyes ever glazed because they’re confused?

Or maybe you're just looking for a simple system to explain what you do that instills confidence? 

That’s what this video all about. 

I'll teach you how to use the 5-Elements to give your patients the 30,000-foot view of Chinese medicine. They'll be able to see how everything...

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Creating More Ease & Flow in Your Pediatric Treatments

Easy probably isn't the first word that comes to mind when practitioners think of pediatric acupuncture.

Do you ever find it challenging to work with kids? Is it difficult to manage family dynamics? What about interacting with the different personalities of the parents and their children? 

Are some kids bouncing off the walls while others barely talk to you? Do you have a hard time balancing getting the treatment done while also diagnosing, treating, and prescribing home care?

That's...

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Pediatric Q&A Coaching Session 2/14/18

Did you know that every week I do a Facebook Live broadcast each week my Facebook Group, The Pediatric Acupuncturist Community?

Last week was our monthly Pediatric Q&A. This is a Facebook Live event where you can ask me anything about pediatrics!

Here are some questions we covered in the last Q&A session:

  • How do you start a pediatric practice when you're mainly treating adults?
  • What do you do when a child is embarrassed about their symptoms, and the parent doesn't want you to discuss...

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How to Recover from a Terrible Treatment Experience

NOTE: When I recorded this video live, the video was displaying in the vertical direction and not horizontal as it is here. We were able to fix it in post-production. Just keepin' it real! 

We know that day to day, there will be ups and downs in our practice of pediatric acupuncture.

Some days we have a big win, the child responds well to treatment and is feeling better by the end of the session. It's easy for us to want to hang our hat on those wins: This is going great, my patient is...

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Exploring Pediatric Acupuncture & Non-Needle Tools

It’s Pediatric Tool Time! 

In this video, I share my favorite acupuncture and non-needle tools for kids. I also unveil a tool that hasn’t hit the U.S. market yet and talk about how to increase your effectiveness of any tool you use!

 

Tools Used:

Lhasa OMS

Acurea USA

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The Five Element Parenting Class

1Join Robin as she explores how parents can overcome common parenting challenges using the ancient wisdom of the 5-Elements and Get 1.5 CEUs (Approved in California)! At this webinar you’ll learn:

  • Find your own unique parenting style and step out of the “one-size-fits-all” parenting trap
  • How to parent in a way that creates a foundation of trust, compassion, and unconditional love
  • How to overcome common parenting problems while also deepening your relationship with your...

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Pediatric Acupuncture Roadmap: the Step-by-Step Guide to Success

  Got Your Pediatrics Roadmap?

We're celebrating our 2nd birthday (a little belated due to the book)! It was just over two years ago that I first created acupuncturepediatrics.com because I saw the growing need for more resources and training in pediatrics. I started it because I kept getting questions all the time from acupuncturists who wanted to see more children in their practice. “How can I see more kids?” “How can I supplement what I learned in school?”

But the most common question I'm...

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