This book introduces, explores and clearly explains acupuncture and related techniques used in the treatment of children.
Author May Loo is a practicing pediatrician with many years' experience in both working with children and as an acupuncture practitioner. The book introduces important concepts of childhood development that integrate conventional theories with the Traditional Chinese Medicine theories presented in the classic texts. It covers a variety of acupuncture techniques, including non-invasive approaches (such as electrical stimulation, laser and magnet therapy) which are particularly helpful with children. Full treatment protocols are given for 22 common pediatric conditions, with a particular emphasis on treatments which are safe, simple and readily accepted by children.
In addition, issues of diet and immunization are explored by the author.
A clear and realistic description of the appropriate use of acupuncture in the treatment of children, written by a pediatrician and acupuncturist of many years' experience.
Integrates conventional child development theories with the TCM paradigms to help the reader to devise more appropriate and effective treatment plans.
Offers non-invasive acupuncture-related techniques, with which it may be easier to treat children who have a fear of needles.
Gives treatments plans for 22 common childhood conditions including asthma and eczema.
Explores concerns and issues related to diet and immunization in childhood.