Chinese Medicine for Children
Chinese Medicine for Children, or Pediatric TCM,
helping children feel better for thousands of
is a safe and drug-free health care alternative
It can be very effective in treating both acute
conditions and is an excellent form of pediatric
safe, drug-free, holistic and curative.
TCM includes acupuncture or shonishin , moxibustion, cupping, Chinese
and TCM dietary therapy. Please see Treatments page on this website for more information on these modalities.
A Long Tradition
TCM has a history of continuous development over
2,500 years. During this time principles of
treatment of disease have been refined to a high
of accuracy by the cumulative experience of
Chinese Medicine works on very different
Western Medicine, principles that may seem strange
viewed from a mechanistic standpoint, and yet
Chinese Medicine is the world's second largest
serving 1.5 billion people worldwide.
pediatric conditions for which Pediatric TCM is
benefits of PediatricTCM
is quite common for a child's well being to show
improvement in other aspects of their daily lives apart from their initial reason for seeking treatment.
been noted that a child's spirit, happiness,
vitality blossom. In this way, Pediatric TCM can
for easing children though the many changes they
go through in their lives.
happens during a Pediatric TCM treatment session?
first visit takes between 30 to 45 minutes. After
the general nature of your child's complaint, Heather
spends some time closely observing the child,
taking a pulse, looking at the tongue, and talking
child about what is going on. Even the youngest
well to this. Through looking, asking, listening,
enough data can usually be gathered to make a good
diagnosis according to the principles of Pediatric
From this, a treatment plan is developed and
you and your child.
Subsequent consultations, lasting between 15
minutes per child, start with a few questions and a
reexamination to determine your child's progress,
by the treatment for the day.
number of treatments that will be necessary vary
on the severity and duration of the condition, as
the strength and constitution of your child.