Everyone! All ages are welcome to try acupuncture and can benefit from a treatment.
Children are typically more Yang in nature so their Qi is more accessible and typically require less stimulation in order to induce a change in the body as opposed to adults and elderly populations whose qi is not as readily accessible as that of children.
Children and teenagers under age 18 must have consent to treat signed by parents and all clients have the choice to get a treatment with needles or non-insertive techniques such as magnets or teishins (a non-insertive tool made of silver, gold, zinc or other precious materials) applied to the body to stimulate the acupuncture points.
Typically children under 9 years old will not be needled- but non-insertive techniques will be used.