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Acupuncture Ithaca NY

Local resource for acupuncture in Ithaca. 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.

M. Thomas-Costello
(607) 274-7520
215 N Cayuga St
Ithaca, NY
Company
Center for Health
Industry
Acupuncturist, Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist, Psychologist, Yoga Instructor

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Judith Abrams
(607) 277-7713
342 Dewitt Bldg.
Ithaca, NY
 
Peaceful Spirit Acupuncture
(607) 272-0114
422 Taylor Pl
Ithaca, NY

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Susan Krieger
(917) 678-2484
635 Madison Ave
New York, NY
Specialties
Acupuncture, Acupressure, Nutrition, Macrobiotic Counseling, Qi-Gong-Yoga
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Super Bill given to those covered for Acupuncture out of network
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Additional Information
Member Organizations: NCCAOM Board Certified in Acupuncture and Asian Bodywork Therapy, AOBTA Senior Instructor, MEA--Senior Macrobiotic Counselor


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Bradley Lipton DC
(646) 493-2999
1 W 34th st.
New York, NY
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, 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, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Ann Greenberg, L.Ac., M.Ac.
(607) 272-7792
408 Elm St.
Ithaca, NY
 
Hackman Robert L.Ac.
(607) 272-5450
573 Spencer Road
Ithaca, NY
 
Closer to Home Acupuncture
(607) 310-8579
97 Elm Street
Cortland, NY
Gender
Female
Education
M.S. Acupuncture
Professional Memberships
NCCAOM

Spine & Wellness Center of Smithtown
(631) 410-2158
517 Route 111, Suite 301A
Hauppauge, NY
Promotion
Call Spine & Wellness Center of Smithtown today to schedule an appointment!
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Personal Injury

Dr Li
(212) 579-1550
50 West 72nd Street
New York, NY
Business
Chinese Acupuncture
Specialties
Acupuncture
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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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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