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Scalp acupuncture beneficial in autism
Scalp acupuncture may be an effective treatment for children with autism spectrum disorder
Scalp acupuncture helps with autism symptoms
Categories: Babies & children / paediatrics, Autism
Scalp acupuncture may be an effective treatment for alleviating the symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), conclude investigators from Hong Kong ...
Qigong massage helps with autistic symptoms
Categories: Babies & children / paediatrics, Psychological / emotional, Qigong, Autism
A programme of qigong massage for young autistic children can provide an effective early intervention for autism that is suitable for delivery at home.
Acupuncture for autism
Two systematic reviews have examined the use of acupuncture for autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Acupuncture improves autistic symptoms
A short course of electro-acupuncture (EA) can improve specific functions in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), especially language comprehension and self-care ability. Fifty-five children with ASD were randomly assigned to an EA group or a sham electro-acupuncture (SEA) group. The EA group received electro-acupuncture at eight acupoints: Sishencong (M-HN-1), Yintang (M-HN-3), Neiguan P ...
Acupuncture and autism
Autism is a complex developmental disability that normally appears within the first three years of life. It is estimated to occur in up to one in every 500 children, is more common in boys than girls, and can severely affect a childs social interactions and communication skills. Many children develop normally for the first year of life, even walking, talking or crawling earlier then the average ch ...
Scalp acupuncture for autism
Scalp acupuncture (SAP) may improve language development in children with autism. Twenty autistic children (4-7 years old) were divided into two groups, both of which underwent twice-weekly sessions of language therapy aimed at stimulation of cognitive and verbal abilities, over a period of nine months. Half of them also received twice-weekly SAP sessions using Baihui DU-20, Renzhong DU-26, Naohu ...
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