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Children Tuina with Elisa Rossi 2 & 3/06/2018

£235.00 £195.00

The seminar provides a framework for diagnosis and treatment with Paediatric Tuina, for acupuncturists and tuina-shiatsu practitioners who have already a TCM training.
Paediatric Tuina it is extremely useful by itself or used together with acupuncture
It can be taught to the parents.

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Course Description

At the end of the 2-days course the participants are enabled to:
– Differentiate the main clinical patterns.
– Design a treatment, apply the stimulation and teach the sequence to the parents.
– Remember name, technique and indications of about 40 methods/localisations.


The training is focused on interaction and small groups, using problem-solving learning.


– Physiology, aetiology, semeiotics, pathogenesis in children.
– Diagnosis and main clinical patterns.
– Treatment strategies.
– Areas, lines and points of paediatric tuina.
– Specific stimulations and massage techniques.
– Treatment for the most common problems, as: fever, common cold, cough, asthma; infant abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhoea; poor appetite, lassitude; night crying, hyperactivity, attention deficit; retarded psycho-physical development.
– Use of guasha, moxibustion, cupping, seven-star needle.
– Discussion of case histories or treatment of little patients.
– Training on how to teach the sequences to parents.

Who is this course for?

The Course is open to acupuncture, tuina, shiatsu, chinese herbs practitioners and students in their final year of a recognised acupuncture course. We will require evidence of acupuncture qualification and professional registration for this CPD. Please email elisabetta.iandolo@orientalmed.ac.uk before making your booking.

How many hours CPD?

  • 12 hours CPD.
  • The day will run for 9.45 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
  • Venue: International College of Oriental Medicine, East Grinstead. Final details will be emailed to attendees closer to the date.


Elisa Rossi –  MD, Acupuncturist, 4-year Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Licensed Psychotherapist (Jungian), B.A. in Philosophy.

In 1983, after a 3-year Course in Acupuncture in Milan, Elisa attended the Training Course of TCM in Beijing. Since then she has returned to China 8 times for clinical training and in 1999, 2000 e 2006 in paediatric departments.
In 1994 Elisa co-founded the School of TCM “MediCina”.
Since 2006 she has been  member of the Milan Medical Board for Non-Conventional Medicine.
Elisa volunteered with Agopuntura Senza Frontiere in Madagascar – 2008, Laos – 2010, Tanzania – 2012.
Since 1995 she has run Paediatric courses and since 2005 she has run Xiaoxiao, Chinese Medicine Childrens’ Centre.
She lectured in Australia, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Israel, Holland, Poland, Switzerland, UK, USA.
Author of several publications, among which, translated into English: “Shen – Psycho-Emotional Aspects of Chinese Medicine”, Churchill-Livingstone, 2007; “Pediatrics in Chinese Medicine”, Donica, 2011.
Articles on Paediatrics are mainly on European Journal of Oriental Medicine (1995, 2000, 2012) and Journal of Chinese Medicine, (2007, 2010, 2017).


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