Children as young as one month old can be effectively treated with a non-needle technique called Shonishin. This Japanese method originated several hundred years ago in Southwest Japan and consists of light tapping or rubbing at specific points along the acupuncture meridians. Because children are quite sensitive and have a lot of energy, Shonishin is extremely effective in balancing a child’s energy patterns and restoring their natural state of health, without using actual needles. Shonishin works on the principle of ‘less is more’.
Some common childhood conditions that are treated with Shonishin are:
Digestive disorders Asthma Bedwetting Seizures Constipation Diarrhea Eczema Insomnia Hyperactivity Emotional distress Teething Sinusitis