Acupuncture Continuing Education

Laser Acupuncture for Infantile Digestion Problems

A recent study in the Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine (24 {4}: 280-281, 2004) entitled the Treatment of Infantile Diarrhea by Acupuncture and Laser Irradiation- A Report of 60 Cases by Ding Duming of the People's Hospital of Danyang Municipality reports that acupuncture combined with laser acupuncture is effective in the treatment of infantile diarrhea.  The report notes that the laser therapy has the action of restoring "affected tissue to its normal function." Also, the report shows the effects of acupuncture and laser acupuncture in the repair of intestinal mucosa through the process of stimulating epithelial cells.