Pediatric Acupuncturist Phycisian
Calma Care was born from the concept of helping our patients find their inner calm to allow for stress-reduced and disease-free living.
I am a Pediatric Acupuncturist and LOVE working with kids.
As a parent I felt so disappointed and helpless when there was nothing I could do to help my baby boy who was suffering from silent reflux. I was told the only options were to medicate him with a drug that had negative side-effects with little to no efficacy, or just wait until he grew out of it.
After 4 months of torture (for everyone in the family) I decided to take matters into my own hands. I was a student acupuncturist in a student clinic and though I felt confident about treating adults, I was not sure about what a pediatric treatment would or should look like. I took a course, watched webinars/training videos, shadowed teachers who worked often with kids. I learned the skills and flexibility needed to start working on my own 4 month old son.
Suddenly he was no longer arching back, retching, crying, vomiting, or fighting sleep. The treatments involved these tiny sterile needles that caused no pain or discomfort. I tapped it in and removed it immediately. I massaged other points and performed a Chinese pediatric massage on his back and tummy. He looked happy, relaxed, and engaged. I was ecstatic that I finally found a natural, painless, and EFFECTIVE way to treat my child’s health concerns.
I didn’t stop there, I began to treat him when he got sick with a runny nose or cough. I started to expand to treat the children in my extended family and, suddenly, I was doing pediatric acupuncture for anxiety, asthma, ADD/ADHD, and more. They not only got better, it happened QUICKLY and EASILY. Since then my passion and experience has only grown.
My goal is to help children suffering from acute and/or chronic issues avoid toxic medications or even surgery and enjoy a side-effect-free natural treatment approach that maximizes their health and wellness. This means I get to teach parents and children’s how their body works, and that their body can in fact heal without the need for medications. When the body learns the proper response, it can recover from a health crisis