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Acupuncture Fort Collins CO

Local resource for acupuncture in Fort Collins. 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.

Oberg Chiropractic
(970) 692-8788
140 Boardwalk Dr
Fort Collins, CO
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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 Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Integrative Psychiatry, LLC
(970) 663-2686
7603 Collond Drive
Fort Collins, CO
Services
Psychiatry, Acupuncture
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Inger Giffin, M.S., L.Ac., Dipl. Ac.
(970) 227-3077
4115 Boardwalk Dr., Suite 100
Fort Collins, CO
Specialty
Acupuncture, Energy Healing, Herbology, Nutrition, Reiki, Traditional Chinese Medicine
Associated Hospitals
Wisdom Ways Acupuncture

White Lotus Acupuncture Clinic
(970) 744-5357
1315 E 18th St
Loveland, CO
Specialty
Acupuncture

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Traditional Chinese Medical
(970) 416-0444
700 W Mountain Ave
Fort Collins, CO

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Old Town Acupuncture
(970) 482-3700
723 Cherry St.
Fort Collins, CO
Specialty
Acupuncture

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Mark Kelley
(970) 223-7425
209 East Swallow Road
Fort Collins, CO
Company
Mark Kelley
Industry
Acupuncturist, Naturopathic Doctor (ND)

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Jean-christophe Prin, LLC
(970) 430-6088
605 1/2 South College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO
Specialty
Acupuncture

Data Provided By:
Dee Koloski
(970) 667-7071
1136 N. Lincoln Ave.
Loveland, CO
Company
SAGE HOLISTIC HEALTH
Industry
Acupuncturist, Naturopathic Doctor (ND)

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Lifeforce Acupuncture
(970) 493-4360
135 W Swallow Rd Ste B2
Fort Collins, CO

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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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