The heading Canadian online source for children’s health, AboutKidsHealth.ca, says that an increasing number of children are successfully using acupuncture to treat chronic pain.
When teenager Andrew Pearce was first diagnosed with the immune system disorder Guillaim-Barre syndrome, he could barely walk. At one point, he could not move anything in his body from his shoulders down. He went through a long series of therapies, including acupuncture, to help restore his muscle function. Acupuncture aided with his recovery by helping to stimulate the nerves and muscles in his knees.