Pediatric Acupuncture and Tuina with Dr. Elisa Rossi
Study pediatric acupuncture with one of Europe’s leading Chinese medicine pediatricians, Dr. Elisa Rossi.
This course trains
acupuncturists in the special field of
pediatrics. In this six-day program, students will study and practice the
application of Tuina and acupuncture for all common childhood illnesses. Dr.
Elisa Rossi is an experienced pediatric acupuncturist and author of «Pediatrics in Chinese Medicine».
Module 1: Pediatric
Specific topics of
physiology, etiology, semiotics, and pathogenesis in children. Paediatric Tuina
technique, localization of related lines and points and a lot of practice.
Differentiation of the main clinical patterns and treatment strategies for
common childhood problems such as common cold, cough, fever, infant abdominal
pain, constipation, diarrhoea, poor appetite, lassitude, night crying.
Module 2: Pediatric
Tuina and Related Techniques
Review of the examination and treatment of children, focusing on complex patterns, such
as hyperactivity and attention deficit, atopic eczema, retarded psycho-physical
development. Use of Gua Sha, moxibustion, cupping, seven-star needle in
children. Discussion of case histories or actual treatments of little patients.
Training in how to teach Tuina sequences to parents.
Module 3: Pediatric
Needling children: How
to relate to babies, toddlers and older children. How to communicate with their
parents. How to insert needles and stimulate qi. How to choose the correct
number of needles and decide on the length of time and frequency of treatment.
How to deal with our worries, fears and doubts. Differentiation and treatment
of the main clinical patterns, focusing on acupuncture. Discussion of case
histories or actual treatments of little patients.