Archive | Pediatric Cold & Flu

Parents Rejoice: No More Ear Infections

Since I began practicing at Tao of Wellness I have seen my fair share of worried parents and uncomfortable babies and children, families dealing with all the typical issues that bring them to our offices: diaper rash, teething, breastfeeding, and ear infections, to name a few. Each one can run the gamut from being a […]

Prepare for Cold & Flu Season

Even as this article is being written in September, we at Tao of Wellness are  treating our first cases of cold and flu this season. It is important for you to recognize the first signs of a cold or flu by paying attention to your body. For when we can treat a patient  at the […]

First Aid Kit for Children

As a practitioner of natural medicine, I am a true believer in naturally assisting the immune system to protect and defend the body against pathogenic attack. I also believe anti-biotics and antipyretics are valuable, life-saving drugs. However, I do not believe in using them repeatedly to fight conditions that can be resolved with natural therapies […]

The Pros and Cons of Antibiotics

Antibiotics are an incredibly valuable tool when facing serious bacterial infections, but the trend has been to over prescribe antibiotics, and that trend is leading to very serious consequences. More and more bacteria are becoming resistant to antibiotic therapy. Science has known about this problem of growing resistance for some time, but the medical community […]

Chinese Medicine for Pediatric Care

Any of our patients have come to believe that Chinese medicine has a place in their health regimen. But not all realize that Chinese medicine can be a valuable asset when addressing the medical needs of children. Chinese modalities frequently used with children include tuina bodywork, cupping, and moxibustion, as well as nutritional and herbal […]