chinese medicine/ acupuncture and pediatric care

Acupuncture treatment for children is becoming an increasingly used treatment for various ailments that children suffer from.  Holistic pediatric care focuses on the principles of health and wellness of the individual child.  Holistic pediatric care uses treatments that use natural methods to stimulate self-healing, in order to support the body’s own resilience.

If you are looking for ways to help your child heal naturally with food, herbs and home remedies then you are in the right place!  Chinese and natural medicine help educate parents on how to keep kids healthy.

Pediatric Chinese medicine and acupuncture is essentially revolutionizing health care for children.  It helps stimulate the body to heal itself without drugs that may cause unwanted side effects.  Each treatment is customized to each child’s ailment, temperament, and specific needs.

Pediatric Chinese Medicine (click-to read study) can also be used as a complimentary medicine to conventional pediatric care, an acupuncturist can address some of the deficiencies of conventional pediatric care such as: acupuncture, dietary and/or herbal therapy.  Pediatric Chinese Medicine looks at the health of the whole child: physical, nutritional, mental and emotional well being.  After a thorough discussion and examination of the child’s health history and current complaint, one or more of the following treatment methods may be used: herbal medicine, pediatric acupuncture (click-to read study) or other non-needle techniques and/or dietary therapy.

treatable conditions

respiratory: allergies, asthma, congestion, cough, and ear aches/infections                             

digestive: tummy aches, food allergies, nausea, colic, infant reflux, constipation, diarrhea        

immunity: food/airborne allergies, recurring colds/flu, chronic illness 

emotional: stress/anxiety, ADD/ADHD, chronic pain, concentration, enuresis, sleep issues




Shonishin – Pediatric Japanese “acupuncture.” A form of treatment (no needles) that helps balance a child. It helps w/coughs, allergies, immune system, bed wetting, digestive &/or sleep issues. Shonishin has helped children with: eczema, recurrent colds, recurrent ear infections, chronic infections, concentration/ focus, anxiety/ stress, sleep issues, bed wetting, low appetite and other issues. The Shonishin treatments are noninvasive, gentle and FAST. You will probably hear the Moana soundtrack & the Itsy Bitsy Spider song while you are here. We like our kid patients to enjoy their time here at the office 😉

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Please call alma acupuncture today to schedule at 210.840.9407

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