Education materials and other resources
We know you may want to dig for more information, so we gathered these easy-to-digest materials and resources from pediatric organizations in Minnesota and beyond.
Patient and Family Education Materials If you need quick, clear info about a kids’ health topic, we have it all!
American Board of Holistic Medicine This site contains information about finding a physician who has training in holistic medicine; there are physician listings for each state.
American Massage Therapy Association Understand the profound effects massage can have on your child’s health and wellbeing.
The Center for Mind-Body Medicine Read about different scientifically validated mind-body approaches to healing.
Environmental Working Group Create a healthier home and environment for your family by learning about the safest foods, toys, and products to buy.
Healthy Child Healthy World Learn what you can do to create a healthier home and environment for your family and for children everywhere.
Inner Kids Foundation This site provides mindful awareness techniques that can help children and teens focus, stay calm and manage stress.
Integrative Pediatrics Council This site contains resources for families and health care professionals on the use of integrative medicine with children.
International Association of Yoga Therapists Find resources in their comprehensive bibliography on children and yoga.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) Read about different integrative medicine treatments and how they may help your child.
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Visit this site to review the comprehensive education and training Children’s massage therapists have received.
Office of Dietary Supplements A very helpful site for learning about different dietary supplements, the effects they have on health, and potential interactions with other medications or supplements.
Organic Consumers Association Pick up simple tips for keeping your kids safe from environmental contaminants that could harm their health.
YogaKids Find out how yoga can help all kids and locate a certified YogaKids instructor near you.
Take a peek at our videos
Want to learn more about integrative medicine from our staff and kids just like yours? Click here to view seven short videos, along with interactive questions and answers about integrative medicine treatments.
- Integrative medicine overview video
- Massage video
- Acupuncture video
- Aromatherapy video
- Biofeedback video
- Healing touch video
- Hypnosis video
Healing Buddies ComfortKit™ – App for iPhone Coping with pain is difficult, especially for kids. But there are many methods available to manage their pain beyond taking medication. Scientific studies demonstrate that kids can learn techniques to harness their body and mind’s capacities, relying on their own internal system to heal naturally.
The Healing Buddies Comfort Kit™ is an easy-to-use app that applies several integrative medicine techniques adapted for kids that are quick and effective for symptom control. By combining kid-friendly activities and exercises that teach self-care skills, the Healing Buddies Comfort Kit™ offers an interactive, virtual way to learn how to manage common symptoms like pain, worries, nausea, fatigue and trouble sleeping.