By Trudi Rumball, Registered Acupuncturist More and more we are seeing our clients bring their children in for complimentary therapies. Lots of our patients who have children inquire about if different modalities are suitable for their children during their own appointments. The short answer is yes! Babies through to teenagers can benefit from almost all of our modalities, including acupuncture! Children are extraordinarily receptive to acupuncture, sometimes receiving extreme benefit from only getting one or two needles. Adults typically have years and years of emotional and physical trauma on their bodies that takes a few treatments, and perhaps different modalities
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For parents, there are few things more heartbreaking than seeing your child in pain and/or distress, and knowing there isn’t much you can do about it. This situation becomes more complicated when it comes to young children and babies, who are unable to tell you exactly what is wrong. When this happens, parents are often left feeling helpless and frustrated. But what if there was something you could do to help your little one? Something that they actually enjoyed and helped them relax? Physical issues in babies and young children are often quite different from adults, so their treatment is