Pediatric Tuina – Ancient Chinese Massage for Kids, by Yongxin Fan L.Ac.

 I have twin boys, Daniel and Jack. While my smaller one, Jack, was 3 months old, he suffered from colic after breastfeeding almost once a day. When he was in pain, he would cry and his belly would be very tight to the touch. I began to massage his abdomen beside the belly button three…

Reader Question: Any Tips for Earaches and Ear Infections?

We love to keep in contact with our readers, and it’s your questions that inspire us to keep providing relevant and useful information to help keep kids healthy. Recently, one of our readers reached out with a question: I need a home remedy for an ear infection that is safe for my baby. My baby will…

Controlling Childhood Asthma Better through Acupressure and Acupuncture

Most of the time children’s asthma can be managed adequately with medication, but what if medicine is not enough or it’s not well tolerated by your child? Parents don’t always think about bringing their kids in for acupuncture, but they are increasingly turning to this ancient medicine to help their children find relief. Acupuncture and…

Pediatric Gua Sha or Scraping Massage

Try this Massage that Tested & Approved  for Allergies, Cough, Colds and Fevers Pediatric Gua Sha, also known as Scraping Massage is one of my favorite techniques to use on kids ages 4 and up. Kids love this technique because it feels so good.  It’s great for treating allergies, coughs, colds and fever and most kids respond really quickly, especially…

Pediatric Tuina Massage for Wellness

Pediatric tuina massage, or Chinese infant massage, has been used for thousands of years in the East to keep kids healthy and treat illness.  This type of massage is largely unknown and it is my sincere hope to change that!  I want parents and practitioners to learn and use pediatric tuina massage to benefit their…