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Acupuncture Fort Myers FL

Local resource for acupuncture in Fort Myers. 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.

King Family Chiropractic
(239) 676-0061
428 Del Prado Boulevard North
Cape Coral, FL
Mention this add for a complimentary consultation and exam.
Monday 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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

Gregory Hofler
(239) 949-9567
16517 Vanderbuilt Drive
Bonita Springs, FL
Hofler Acupuncture Center

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Phyllis Weber
(941) 936-4199
1615 Colonial Blvd.
Fort Meyers, FL
Robert Murdoch
(239) 540-1220
4632 Vincennes Blvd, #104,
Cape Coral, FL
Elizabeth Coyle-Veren
27209 River Royal
Bonita Springs, FL
LivingWell Chiropractic
(239) 494-4718
10020 Coconut Road
Bonita Springs, FL
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Charlotte Dumais
(239) 277-0889
2150 Collier Ave., Ste. L
Ft. Meyers, FL
Integrative Medicine Center
(239) 274-3413
9371 Cypress Lake Dr Suite 8
Fort Myers, FL
Kathleen Faraone
(941) 489-0325
16681 Mcgregor Blvd., #103
Fort Myers, FL
Walter Hayley
(239) 273-6788
26721 Dublin Woods Circle, #2
Bonita Springs, FL
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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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