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Toowoomba Acupuncturist Discusses Acupuncture in Toowoomba for Infants and Children

Practiced in China for more than 2,000 years, acupuncture has recently gained increased attention in western countries as an alternative natural AACMA-Registered-Acupuncturist-AVOID-Dry-Needling-Acupuncture-from-non-Acupuncturists. Dry needling from non-acupuncturists could be fatal.treatment approach for a variety of pediatric medical conditions. Despite its growing prevalence and anecdotal reports of success among pediatric populations, few empirically based studies have assessed the efficacy of acupuncture for infants, children and adolescents. This article presents a review of the current literature, including a systematic appraisal of the methodological value of each study and a discussion of potential benefits and adverse effects of acupuncture. Acupuncture holds great promise as a treatment modality for diverse pediatric conditions. My name is Louis Gordon and I am a CMBA-Certified acupuncturist. I have over 3 decades of experience, and have treated numerous children over those years. I practice acupuncture from ANTRAC Acupuncture Clinic in Middle Ridge, Toowoomba, 4350, Queensland, Australia. Just as fresh clean water bubbling up from a natural spring is vital to sustain life … my WELLNESS information will help YOU and your children to sustain a healthy vibrant life beaming with optimal wellness. Call for more information on (07) 4636 6100.

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Acupuncture in Toowoomba for Infants and Children

Acupuncture is a safe, alternative form of preventative medicine that works to strengthen the child and reduce symptoms of negative behavioral patterns and disease. Please read on for more information.

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is ancient Chinese practice that employs the use of needles on the skin to restore the body from symptoms of illness, injury and disease.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is founded on the principle that energy channels (meridians) run all over the body nourishing tissues with energy. When blocked, the energy is obstructed and prevented from nourishing the tissues, which may result in poor states of physical, emotional and mental health.

Acupuncture Techniques for Infants and Children

Despite acupuncture needles being quite thin and gentle on the skin’s surface, not all practitioners will choose to use them in a pediatric acupuncture session. Instead, they may treat symptoms through the Pediatric (Paediatric) Acupuncture Shonishin Tools in Toowoomba for babies, infants and children.combined use of acupressure (applied with finger and hand pressure) and:

  • Blunt probes.
  • Rollers.
  • Brushes.
  • Cutaneous magnet therapy, with which energy movement is stimulated by a low frequency sent via magnets that tap lightly upon the skin.

These techniques are most regularly used on infants and children with the Japanese acupuncture technique, Shonishin. The practice is based upon the principle that young children are more susceptible to the healing affects of meridian and point stimulation, thus deeming it unnecessary for the child’s skin to be pierced with needles.

Pediatric Conditions Treated Successfully by Acupuncture

Scientific research has shown acupuncture to be effective in treating pediatric conditions such as:

  • Colic
  • Earache
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Jaundice (in newborns)
  • Myopia
  • Bedwetting
  • Hyperactivity
  • Pain
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Anxiety
  • Headaches
  • Weight-loss
  • Constipation
  • Allergy Rhinitis
  • Eczema
  • Epilepsy

Children may avoid disease altogether if introduced to acupuncture at an early age. In Asian countries, this is common practice and a good preventative measure that most children often enjoy.

What to Expect With and After a Treatment

After a detailed health history intake, the acupuncturist will observe and assess the child’s overall energetic health. Specificities they may consider include the child’s:Pediatric (Paediatric) Acupuncture Treatment in Toowoomba for babies, infants and children.

  • Eyes – brightness/dullness
  • Face – colouring
  • Tongue – via oriental tongue diagnosis
  • Nose – irritations/discharge/colouring
  • Ears – size/discharge
  • Veins in the fingers and wrist.

More often than not it will be encouraged that the mother receive treatment as well, as Chinese Medicine believes that the parents are primarily responsible for passing on energy to the child in the earlier years of their life.

If you are interested in learning more about how acupuncture may benefit your child or infant, please contact ANTRAC Acupuncture Clinic on (07) 4636 6100.

REFERENCE: http://www.naturaltherapypages.com.au/article/Acupuncture_for_Infants_and_Children#ixzz2K0u2r3rg

Accupuncture, Acupunture or Accupunture common misspelling

Note that “Acupuncture” is often misspelt as accupuncture, acupunture or accupunture, that is with either too many c’s or not enough c’s. I would love to be able to clear up this very common spelling mistake, and set the record straight.

Ac·u·punc·ture – pronounced ak-yoo-puhngk-cher; Origin: 1675–85; < Latin acū with a needle (ablative of acus  needle) or acu- (as combining form of acus ) + puncture.

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