Pediatric Acupuncture: Clinical Workshop

This course at a glance




Sa./Su., 9:00–17:00


14 hours


Dr. Elisa Rossi





CHF 490.–


About this course

Day one: Acupuncture with Children

  • how to choose the acupuncture points, insert needles, stimulate Qi, and relate with children and parents

  • how to evaluate and treat children who run all the time, are impulsive, very angry and opposing, have difficulties in attention, or have an ADHD diagnosis

  • evaluation and treatment discussion of atopic dermatitis in paediatrics


Day two: Pediatric Tuina Clinical Practice

  • review of the main patterns and paediatric tuina methods

  • treatment of children brought by participants

  • discussion of cases treated at the participants’ clinic

  • treatment strategies for babies born via assisted reproductive technologies (ART).

«Sehr sympathische und erfahrene Dozentin. Sie war packend und hat den Stoff gut vermittelt. Vetständlich gesprochen. Humorvoll.»

Jamil O., Participant

About the Teacher

  • Acupuncturist, Psychotherapist 

  • MD, Ph.D in Clinical Psychology, B.A. in Philosophy

  • After a 3-year Course in Acupuncture in Milan, in 1983 Elisa obtained the "TCM Training Course Certificate" in Beijing. Since then she went back to China 8 more times, for one or two months, gaining clinical experience in the TCM Departments of Beijing, Nanjing, Shanghai, Jinan.

  • In 1985 Elisa started practicing Taijiquan with Ermanno Cozzi and Qigong with Li Xiaoming in 1989. In 1992 she spent 2 months in Beijing studying with dr. Lu Guangyun, director of Qigong Department of Xiyuan Hospital.

  • In 1994, together with a group of 9 acupuncturists, Elisa founded the School of TCM “MediCina”, and from 1996 she is a certified FISA acupuncture teacher.

  • From 2002 to 2007 she was President of FISTQ, the Italian Federation of Schools of Tuina and Qigong, of which she is now Scientific Director.

  • From 2006 she is member of Milano Medical Board for Non-Conventional Medicine.

  • Elisa cooperates with Agopuntura Senza Frontiere ASF: volunteered in the training in Madagascar in 2008 , in Laos in 2010, and in Tanzania in 2012.

  • Beside her professional activity with adults, since 2005 she runs Xiaoxiao, in Milan, an Acupuncture and Tuina Childrens' Centre, with pilot-projects for prevention and cure of winter respiratory diseases and for hyperkinetic children.

Dr. Elisa Rossi