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Acupuncture Bakersfield CA

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Young Bae
(661) 323-7575
2920 H. Street #132
Bakersfield, CA
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Kern County, Bakersfield
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Acupuncturist

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Health 1st
(661) 324-4431
1201 24th St
Bakersfield, CA
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Acupuncturist, Health Spa, Massage Practitioner

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Ebenezer Acupuncture and Herb
(661) 323-7575
2920 H St
Bakersfield, CA
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Acupuncturist

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Lu Frank S Licensed Acupuncturist Inc.
(661) 324-3345
2030 17th St
Bakersfield, CA
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Acupuncturist

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Acupuncture & Herbs
(661) 322-0240
2020 17th St
Bakersfield, CA
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Acupuncturist

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Young Park LAc., M.D.
(661) 327-5667
2323 16th St
Bakersfield, CA
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Acupuncturist

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Dr. Yoo's Rehab & Pain Clinic
(661) 336-0700
3550 Q St Ste. 201
Bakersfield, CA
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Acupuncturist

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Chinese Acupuncture Clinic-Eugene Lin
(661) 334-1443
1805 27th St
Bakersfield, CA
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Acupuncturist, Colon Hydrotherapist

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Theurer-Barajas Sabine Lac
(661) 324-2406
238 18th St
Bakersfield, CA
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Acupuncturist, Massage Practitioner

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Turner Chiropractic Inc.
(661) 327-7838
2010 16th St
Bakersfield, CA
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Acupuncturist

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Acupuncture - Meridians in Acupuncture

Acupuncture

Channels or Meridians in Acupuncture - The invisible Pathways of Qi

Chinese use the term "jing luo" which means, channels, conduit, meridian etc. According to acupuncture, these are the invisible channels through which qi circulates throughout the body. The acupuncture points (or holes as the Chinese term xue is more aptly translated means) are the locations where the qi of the channels rises close to the surface of the body. There are 12 main meridians, six of which are yin and six are yang and numerous minor ones, which form a network of energy channels throughout the body.

In acupuncture, each meridian is related to, and named after, an organ or function, the main ones are: the lung, kidney, gallbladder, stomach, spleen, heart, small intestine, large intestine, gall bladder, urinary bladder, san jiao (three heater) and pericardium (heart protector/ or circulation sex meridian).

There are also 8 extraordinary channels in acupuncture that are considered to be reservoirs supplying qi and blood to the twelve regular channels. These are believed to have a strong connection to the kidney. The meridians are shown in the figures.

Location of the meridians and acupoints (acupuncture points) in the body.

Dotted along these meridians are more than 400 acupuncture points, classified by WHO. (There may be as many as 2000 points in use for different treatments.) These are listed by name, number and the meridian to which they belong.

When Chi flows freely through the meridians, the body is balanced and healthy, but if the energy becomes blocked, stagnated or weakened, it can result in physical, mental or emotional ill health. An imbalance in a person's body can result from inappropriate emotional responses such as: excess anger, over-excitement, self-pity, deep grief and fear. Environmental factors such as cold, damp/hu...

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