Is acupuncture safe for children?

Yes, acupuncture is very safe for children, and is much safer than prescription medicines for their developing bodies.

Yes, acupuncture is very safe for children, and is much safer than prescription medicines for their developing bodies. It is important that the child be able to sit still and relax properly in order for the treatment to be effective. Special precautions and methods are used when treating very young children who are not yet able to sit still for long. At least one parent must always be present with a child during treatment.