Children’s Health

Children suffer from pain, discomfort, annoying sensations, reactions to the environment, stress and anxiety in similar ways that adults do. Accidents, injuries, illness, emotions and mental distress that happen to them can contribute to digestive or respiratory problems, over/ underweight issues, attention deficit disorder, hyperactive or underactive, depression and many other disorders.

There are many health issues where the body’s self-healing mechanism can be supported through massage therapy and other forms of manual therapies to enhance the functions of muscular and fascial system. This helps to reduce pain, restriction, susceptibility to infection, inflammation, poor circulation and poor development.

Children can respond very positively and experience faster recovery to massage therapy and other form of manual therapy. Perhaps they don’t have many years of habitual muscle attention, emotional baggage and the complication that adults may have. Therefore, we encourage giving the benefits of massage therapy and treating their problems at the earlier stages for your loved ones.


The benefits of Massage therapy, Cranial therapy, Lymph therapy, Myofascial release and Trigger point therapy are as follows:

  • Aid in mental and physical relaxation
  • Assist in recovery from injuries / illness
  • Calm the nervous system
  • Diminish chronic pain / discomfort
  • Enhance skin tone / muscle tone


  • Enhance respiratory functions
  • Enhance digestive functions
  • Improve concentration / focus
  • Increase speech and language skills
  • Increase muscle strength and flexibility


  • Increase the ability to resist diseases
  • Relieve aching and tight muscles
  • Relieve neurological symptoms
  • Promote restful sleep
  • Reduce mental stress and anxiety
  • Strengthen the immune system

Grace Ren, RMT, at Place to Heal is not only experienced in treating chronic health ailments with adults but is also experienced in treating chronic health ailments with children. She was trained in massage therapy for children when she was in China. Later she trained in massage therapy for infants, autistic children, and Pediatric Myofascial Release in Canada. She helped many children and infants over the years in relieving their discomforts.

Place to Heal provides multiple therapies to help relieve signs and symptoms related to chronic children’s health issues which include:

  • Anxiety
  • Abnormal fears
  • Asthma
  • Acid reflux
  • Allergy
  • Autistic
  • Bronchitis
  • Bow legs
  • Balance problems
  • Bed wetting
  • Belly aches/pain
  • Bloating/Gas
  • Chest aches
  • Chest congestion
  • Chronic cough
  • Constipation
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Crossed eyes
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Cold hands/feet
  • Diarrhea
  • Dyslexia
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Emphysema
  • Ear ringing
  • Erb’s palsy
  • Frequent get cold
  • Failure to thrive
  • Growing pain
  • Grinding teeth
  • Hiccups
  • Headaches
  • Hoarseness
  • Hearing problems
  • Itchy/dry eyes
  • Indigestion
  • Inward ankles
  • Juvenile arthritis
  • Kyphosis
  • Low to moderate fever
  • Loss of appetite
  • Learning disability
  • Low muscle tone
  • Muscle floppy/weakness
  • Muscle spasticity
  • Muscle atrophy/dystrophy
  • Muscle aches/pain
  • Muscle spasm/cramp
  • Nervousness
  • Panic attack
  • Stuffy/Running nose
  • Sore throat
  • Speech delayed
  • Stuttering
  • Snoring/Apnea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Squinting
  • Sports injuries
  • Seizures
  • Shakes/Jerks
  • Shivers/chill
  • Sweating
  • Skin dryness/rashes
  • Stomach aches/pain
  • Swelling
  • TMJ
  • Urinary frequency
  • Urinary urgency
  • Urinary goes & stops
  • Vomiting
  • Torticollis
  • Whooping cough
  • Watering eyes
  • Walking on the ball of the feet

Success Case Examples:

(1) A 3 months old infant presented with torticollis, the baby’s face, neck look asymmetry because he only sleeping on right side, he cries once put him lay on left side. With a few treatments, the baby was able to sleep on both sides without cries. This could prevent the shape of the skull being distorted that may cause cranial problems.

(2) A 2 years old toddler suffered stuffy nose, running eyes, shortness of breath, wheezing, excessive drooling and grinding teeth. After each treatments, the toddler was able breathe without wheezing, his stuffy, running nose, drooling subsided and the grinding teeth are hardly noticeable.

(3) A 11 years old boy frequently experienced Asthma, Bronchitis, Sinusitis like symptoms. He was on Antibiotics and Puffers for years. The symptoms aggregated during physical activities. As a result, he missed many school days. After 2 months of treatments, he was nearly symptoms free and off from medications. He became regular attending school and enjoy the activities.


Characters of Pain

Unpleasant Sensations

If you are experiencing one or more type of the pain listed below, and are seeking natural therapy for relief, you can contact PlaceToHeal.

  • Piercing pain
  • Stabbing pain
  • Firing pain
  • Throbbing pain
  • Ulcer pain

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If you are experiencing one or more characters of pain listed below, and are seeking natural therapy for relief, you can contact PlaceToHeal.

  • Pain comes & goes
  • Pain persistent
  • Pain at rest
  • Pain in local area
  • Pain shooting down

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If you are experiencing one or more of these unpleasant sensations, and are seeking natural therapy for relief, you can contact PlaceToHeal.

  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Pins & needles
  • Weakness
  • Stiffness

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