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Paediatric Tuina for Health and Well-Being

Date(s): 21 June 2018

Time: 10am - 5pm

Eligibility: Acupuncture Graduates, 2nd and 3rd year students at CICM

Venue: College of Integrated Chinese Medicine, Reading

Paediatric tui na is a powerful form of medical massage which can be used either preventatively or to help a child through chronic or acute illness.  It can be used in the clinic and also taught to parents.  During the day, we will learn some of the key techniques and sequences that may be used in commonly-seen childhood conditions, based on pattern diagnosis.  There will be an emphasis on practical work.  Participants will leave able to use it immediately in their clinics or on their own children. 


Rebecca is a senior lecturer, clinical supervisor and teaching clinic director at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading, UK. Soon after qualifying in 2001, she spent 4 years working alongside and assisting Giovanni Maciocia in the writing of Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine. In 2012, she founded an acupuncture centre for the treatment of children in Oxford – the Panda Clinic. She teaches paediatrics at undergraduate and post-graduate level, most notably a year-long paediatric course at CICM which she took over teaching from Dr Julian Scott.  She is the author of the textbook Acupuncture for Babies, Children and Teenagers, which was published by Singing Dragon in 2018.

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