Acupuncture for Children

New research from the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary found that acupuncture was as effective as eye patches for treating children with lazy eye. Other studies have shown that acupuncture helps ADHD in preschoolers. It also is effective for reducing crying in colicky infants.


In a small study from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago acupuncture may relieve pain and nausea in children who have chronic conditions.