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Acupuncture Bellingham WA

Local resource for acupuncture in Bellingham. 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.

Life Chiropractic Center
(360) 325-7494
1400 King St
Bellingham, WA
Promotion
To see if I am the right doctor for you, we provide a No Cost preliminary
one-on-one consultation. You are the judge.
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Rand Dennis
(360) 738-8520
2500 Elm St, #9
Bellingham, WA
Company
Healing Touch Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Jill A. Likkel
(360) 483-3728
1111 West Holly
Bellingham, WA
Company
Bellingham Bay Acupuncture
Industry
Acupuncturist, Herbalist
Specialties & Therapies
Specialties : Infertility, Gastrointestinal Concerns, Pain

Therapies : Acupuncture, Auriculotherapy, Cupping, Gua Sha, Herbal Medicine, Meridian Therapy, Moxibustion, Qi Gong, Tongue and Pulse Diagnosis, Tui na, Chinese Herbs, Skin Disorders
Insurance
Aetna, Blue Cross / Blue Shield, Call to Inquire, Cigna, First Choice Health, Lifewise, PIP (Personal Injury Protection), PPO, Premera, Regence, Uniform Medical Plan
Professional Affiliations
American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Washington Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Association

Data Provided By:
Heather Falkenbury
(360) 647-1970
1215 Mill Ave., Suite A
Bellingham, WA
Company
Acupuncture of Bellingham
Industry
Acupuncturist

Data Provided By:
Nick Duckstein
(360) 920-6736
Call for Location
Bellingham, WA
Company
Nick Duckstein, LAc
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Core Of Life Wellness
(360) 915-5875
1114 Finnegan Way
Bellingham, WA
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, 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, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Benjamin JR Chang
(360) 220-1821
301 West Holly St., Ste. M3
Bellingham, WA
Company
Chang's Apothecary
Industry
Acupuncturist

Data Provided By:
Judy Chiasson
(360) 738-8520
2500 Elm St. #4
Bellingham, WA
Company
Healing Touch Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Industry
Acupuncturist

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NW Clinic
(360) 734-9500
1903 D St.
Bellingham, WA
Company
Northwestern Clinic of Naturopathic Medicine
Industry
Acupuncturist, Midwife, Naturopathic Doctor (ND)
Specialties & Therapies
Specialties : Men's Health, Weight Loss

Therapies : Acupuncture, Cranio Sacral Therapy, Herbal Medicine, Homeopathy, Physical Manipulation, Herbal Medicine, Family Medicine, Nutrition Education
Insurance
Aetna, Alternative Health Insurance Services, Blue Cross / Blue Shield, Group Health Cooperative, Receipt provided for reimbursement, Regence, United HealthCare
Professional Affiliations
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Bastyr University, Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians

Data Provided By:
Gayla G Woodenlegs
(360) 739-9272
2076 Main St., Suite #2
Ferndale, WA
Company
Gentle Acupuncture
Industry
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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