Current Courses

Lecturer: Elisa Rossi

Paediatric Tui Na

  • Location: Harbour View Business Center, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland (View Map for directions)
  • Date: October 1 & 2, 2016
  • Cost: €295

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Paediatric Tui Na - Elisa Rossi

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


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 Tui Na.
  • 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.


At the end of the 2-days course the participants are enabled to:

  • Differentiate the main clinical patterns.
  • Design a treatment, apply the stimulations and teach the sequence to the parents.
  • Remember name, technique and indications of about 40 methods/localizations.

A Text+DVD (60’) is available

Short Biography about Pediatrics

  • Elisa Rossi, MD, acupuncturist and psychotherapist, from 1995 runs paediatric Tui Na courses for practitioners and for parents. Since 1983 goes back to China for paediatric clinical training and in 1999, 2000 e 2006 she was in paediatric departments.
  • Since 2005 Elisa runs the Xiaoxiao Children Centre, with pilot-projects for prevention and cure of winter respiratory diseases and for hyperkinetic children.
  • She published “Shen – Psycho-Emotional Aspects of Chinese Medicine” (Churchill-Livingstone, 2007) and “Pediatrics in Chinese Medicine” (Donica, 2011).