Mei Hua Chinese Medicine Clinic | Herbal Medicine | Acupuncture | Redcliffe, North Brisbane.

Children's Health

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Chinese medicine is a natural treatment for children and a fantastic addition to your child’s healthcare needs.

It is a natural treatment especially designed for the health of the individual child. Children are still developing and their constitution and healthcare needs differ from adults.

Children are dynamic, they get sick quickly and recover quickly. The key is to understand how to prevent sickness is one of the keys to good health. Common childhood complaints revolve around digestive and respiratory issues which can all stem from their diet. Digestive ability is integral to healthy children, and many problems can arise from their diet.

The aim of treatment is to treat the presenting symptoms and strengthen their constitution and digestion to prevent further disease. When children first get sick, seek out Chinese medicine treatment. The sooner the treatment the quicker the result!

Methods

Shonishin is a gentle and effective Japanese method of treatment for children, and they generally love it!

Shonishin literally translates as paediatric acupuncture. However acupuncture needles are not used. Treatments are done by using a small tool to rhythmically stroke the skin along meridians and tapping on areas of the body and acupuncture points.

Laser acupuncture is an infrared beam used to stimulate acupuncture points. It is a needle-free alternative for children afraid of needles.

AcupunctureVery thin needles are used for children, it is generally painless and the needles are inserted then pulled out immediately.

Chinese herbs are a great addition to healthcare of children for parents wanting natural treatments of their children.

Chinese medicine treats:

  • Cough and colds
  • Digestive complaints

 

  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Failure to thrive
  • Developmental disorders
  • Earaches
  • Allergies