Chinese Medicine for Autism

Alternative Autism Care; Pain management; Mental Health Alternative Medicine
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Starting April 1st, 2019, ICBC will now cover acupuncture treatments of a car accident. Victims from a car accident will no longer need doctor’s note or referral to receive acupuncture treatments.
Based on many modern studies, acupuncture is exceedingly effective at treating pain and injuries cau...

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Is acupuncture safe for ASD kids?
Most of the acupuncture points for ASD are located on the head. However, we do not needle on the scalp of an infant under one year old or before complete closure of fontanel. In another word, for children who are older than 2 years of age needling on the scalp is...

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Can a child be compliant to acupuncture treatment because of their fear of needles?
This is the most common concern of the parents. Acupuncture needles are literally hair thin and hence the pain is much less than that by a vaccination shot. The disposable acupuncture needles we use size around 0....

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In what age can an autistic child commence receiving acupuncture treatment?
As young as possible! Research found that human language and social attachment develop as early as new born, peak at 5-8 years old and then slow down at adolescence. Once they have been diagnosed with ASD, or specific sy...

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What is the effect and mechanism of acupuncture on ASD?
Short-term effect includes increase of eye contact and use of language, improvement of attention, reducing hyperactivity and stereotype behaviors. After 20-30 sessions of acupuncture treatment parents will notice the ASD children can have mo...

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What causes autism?
The cause of autism is yet unknown, which used to believe to be because of psychiatric disorder such as schizophrenia. It is now considered a spectrum disorder that is defined as a group of conditions that have similar features but may present an autism symptom in different wa...

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Acupuncture Treatment for ASD, ADD/ADHD

Provided by Kevin J Lu, PhD, Dr.TCM, specialist of acupuncture for Autistic Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, cerebral palsy and other developmental delays in children. 

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