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Acupuncture Bloomington IN

Local resource for acupuncture in Bloomington. 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.

Jeff Cooney
(812) 332-4090
2401 North Walnut
Bloomington, IN
Corrine Carpenter
(812) 323-0095
888 Auto Mall Road
Bloomington, IN
Barbara Bodner
(812) 325-1576
4429 South State Rd., 446
Bloomington, IN
Osmon Chiropractic Center
(812) 333-7447
1332 W Arch Haven Ave Ste C
Bloomington, IN
Masters of Oriental Medince

Weichen Yang OMD,DC,NCCAOM,Dipl.Ac
(317) 816-4006
10640 North College Ave
Indianapolis, IN
Yang Health Center
Acupuncture, Chiropractic Herb Alternative Medicine
Doctor Information
Residency Training: China Medical University
Medical School: China Medical University, 1988
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Languages Spoken: English,Chinese

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Judy Summerville
(812) 391-1011
719 W. Eleventh St.
Bloomington, IN
Jennifer Meador-Stone
(812) 353-2700
888 Auto Mall Road
Bloomington, IN
Acupuncture & Herbal Health LLC
(812) 391-1011
901 S Rogers St # A
Bloomington, IN

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Rasmussen Chiropractic LLC
(812) 252-4248
2652 Charlestown Rd
New Albany, IN
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Thomas Hammett, R.N., L.Ac.
(317) 946-6767
520 N. Madison Avenue
Greenwood, IN
Acupuncture of Indiana, LLC
Acupuncture, Allergy Infertility Facial Rejuvination
Insurance Plans Accepted: Detailed Practitioner's Statement provided for patient reimbursement.
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Residency Training: AFEA, Hallandale Beech, FL
Medical School: Academy for Five Element Acupuncture, 2004
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Member Organizations: AAOM IAAOM
Languages Spoken: English

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Acupuncture - Meridians in 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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