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Acupuncture Hillsborough NC

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LISA OSKARDMAY
(919) 929-1400
804 Christopher Road
Chapel Hill, NC
Gender
F
Speciality
Acupuncturist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Janet Shaffer
(919) 660-6826
3475 Erwin Rd.
Durham, NC
 
Hipple Chuck M Ac L Ac DIPL Ac NCCA
(704) 334-8086
1812 Lyndhurst Avenue
Charlotte, NC
 
Miles Rowe
(919) 949-3301
7 Kellom Ct.
Durham, NC
 
Katherine Rowe
(919) 933-4480
104 S Estes Dr
Chapel Hill, NC

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Joseph Pfister
919/286-0662
2904 Hillsborough Road
Durham, NC
 
Kenneth Morehead
(919) 384-1437
2 West Haven Place
Durham, NC
 
Hendersonville Acupuncture Center
(828) 692-9090
828 Fleming Street
Hendersonville, NC
 
Oriental Health Solutions
(919) 286-2425
907 Broad St
Durham, NC

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Omega Chiropractic Clinic
(919) 386-9959
2500 Regency Pkwy
Cary, NC
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

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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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