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Acupuncture Ballston Spa NY

Local resource for acupuncture in Ballston Spa. Includes detailed information on local business that give access to acupuncture points, nausea reduction, pain relief, infertility treatment, disease prevention, general health promotion and more. Read on for more advice and content on alternative medicine and traditional Chinese medicine.

Dr. Mike Wayne
(518) 371-4800
2 Emma Lane
Clifton Park, NY
Business
Northeast Spine & Wellness
Specialties
Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Massage Therapy, Nutrition, Holistic Counseling, Chinese Herbs and Wellness Education
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Special plans for New York State Workers
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English

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Valerie A. Delosreyes, DC
(718) 478-0200
86-31 57th Ave
Elmhurst, NY
Business
Back & Body Chiropractic, PC
Specialties
Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Deep Tissue Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Lymphatic Drainage Therapy
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Horizon, Medicare/Medicaid, UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, American Specialty Health, PPO, 1199, Worker's Comp, No-fault
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Residency Training: Health Science Center at U.B.C.C.
Medical School: University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, 2001
Additional Information
Member Organizations: American Chiropractic Association, International Chiropractic Association, New York State Chiropractic Association
Languages Spoken: English,Chinese

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Maria R. Antonopoulos, Licensed Acupuncturist
(516) 395-0966
538 Westbury Ave
Carle Place, NY
Business
Balanced Health Acupuncture
Specialties
Acupuncture, Digestive Disorders, Asthma, Male/Female Infertility, Musculoskeletal Pain, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Gynecological Disorders, Cancer Support
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Health Net, Affinity Health Plan, Sunrise Plan, Empire Plan Complementary Care Affinity Program, Medical Resource, United Healthcare United Naturally Program. Any insurance plan that has acupuncture benefits and pays a licensed acupuncturist out of networ

Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English,German,Greek

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Garden City Chiropractic Center
(516) 712-2218
350 Old Country Rd Ste102
Garden City, NY
Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Massage Therapy, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Joshua Schindler
(212) 932-8904
West 114th St.
New York, NY
Specialties
Acupuncture
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Meliora Family Medicine PLLC
(877) 664-6116
781 Hudson Avenue, Suite 2
Stillwater, NY
Services
Family Practice, Acupuncture
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Staten Island Chiropractic Assoc Pc
(347) 850-0959
2052 Richmond Rd
Staten Island, NY
Promotion
We do not accept: Health First, Medicaid or HIP insurances.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

North Endicott Chiropractic
(607) 205-8930
817 Pine St
Endicott, NY
Hours
Monday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday 2:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Friday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

County Chiropractic Ctr
(914) 885-0801
2 North Broadway Suite T-0
White Plains, NY
Promotion
No charge for initial consult/exam
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Susan Krieger
(917) 678-2484
635 Madison Ave
New York, NY
Specialties
Acupuncture, Acupressure, Nutrition, Macrobiotic Counseling, Qi-Gong-Yoga
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Super Bill given to those covered for Acupuncture out of network
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Additional Information
Member Organizations: NCCAOM Board Certified in Acupuncture and Asian Bodywork Therapy, AOBTA Senior Instructor, MEA--Senior Macrobiotic Counselor


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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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