ACUPUNCTURE & PEDIATRICS
Schedule this complimentary consultation if you are new to acupuncture or have questions about pediatric acupuncture. During this session, you will meet with the acupuncturist to discuss your child's health history and learn more about the benefits of acupuncture for children of all ages, from newborns to adolescents. We encourage all parents to schedule this session to discuss your child's specific needs either in person or via phone as well as take the opportunity to visit our office with your child.
initial acupuncture consultation
80 minutes $145
Acupuncture treatments are a safe, gentle, and holistic way to address many common childhood conditions in conjunction with pediatric care. Treatment plans are designed to accommodate a wide range of ages and personalities including acupressure, needle-less acupuncture, microcurrent, nutritional support, low-level laser treatment, and Shonishin, a specialized form of pediatric massage. The acupuncturist will work with your family to develop a customized treatment plan according to your child's needs. During this session, we will review your child's health history as well as complete an initial acupuncture treatment. Parents choose acupuncture for many common childhood conditions including ADD/ADHD, allergies, anxiety and stress disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, immune system support, migraines, and a wide range of acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries.
50 minutes $95
Follow-up pediatric acupuncture sessions include a range of modalities depending on the child's age, health history, and comfort level as they progress during their treatment sessions. In addition to acupuncture, sessions may include forms of needle-less forms acupuncture including acupressure, microcurrent, low-level laser treatment, or Shonishin. This specialized form of pediatric massage has a wide range of benefits for infants and children typically under the age of seven. In addition to acupuncture and nutritional support, the acupuncturist will also work closely with the child's pediatrician to coordinate care when appropriate.
More About Pediatric Acupuncture
As a growing percentage of the US population turns to acupuncture, the modality has become one of the most commonly chosen integrative care options for parents seeking holistic forms of healthcare for their children. Parents find that pediatric acupuncture offers a safe and effective treatment option to compliment traditional pediatric care. Children ranging from newborns to adolescents have a remarkable ability to adapt and recover from both acute and chronic conditions. Acupuncture provides children a way to stimulate their natural ability to self-heal and enhance their resiliency for a wide range of common childhood illnesses and injuries.
Pediatric acupuncture treatment plans are customized according to the needs of every family and child as Traditional Chinese Medicine recognizes each person as an individual. Reviews of current literature support that pediatric acupuncture can be beneficial for younger patients experiencing allergies, bed wetting, eczema and other dermatological conditions, anxiety and stress disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, immune system support, migraines, as well as a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries including sport injuries and chronic pain.