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Acupuncture Enfield CT

Local resource for acupuncture in Enfield. 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.

Richard Matuszczak Pc
(413) 384-9990
313 Maple St
East Longmeadow, MA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Marc Gerstein
(860) 243-3903
n/a
Bloomfield, CT
Company
Acupuncture Associates of Hartford
Industry
Acupuncturist

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David James McCallum
(860) 408-9110
n/a
Weatogue, CT
Company
David James McCallum, LAc
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Karen Marie Borla
(860) 523-9424
n/a
West Hartford, CT
Company
Quan Yin Healing Arts
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Susan Bisbee-White
(860) 872-5239
428 Hartford Tpk
Vernon, CT
 
Gary Hartell, D.C.,FIACA
(860) 872-1312
624 Talcottville Rd.
Vernon, CT
Specialty
Acupuncture, Biofeedback, Chiropractors, Electro-dermal screening, Homeopathy, Laser Therapy, Light Therapy, Lymphatic Therapy, MicroCurrent Therapy, Nutrition
Associated Hospitals
Specializing in allergy elimination

Univ. of Connecticut-Dept. of Family Medicine
(860) 714-6532
99 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT
Services
Stress Management, Other, Mind/Body Medicine, General Practice, Family Practice, Auriculotherapy, Acupuncture
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Matthew Maneggia
(860) 794-8182
n/a
West Harford, CT
Company
Sea Change Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Yu Suen
(413) 733-0007
308 Maple St
Springfield, MA
 
Catherine Dame
(413) 536-4534
665 Prospect St
Chicopee, MA
 
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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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