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Acupuncture Jacksonville FL

Local resource for acupuncture in Jacksonville. 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.

Piper Wilson A.P.
(904) 396-1727
1555 San Marco Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Beth Hopkins Acampora
(904) 396-3896
Center For Natural Health
Jacksonville, FL
Business
Center For Natural Health
Specialties
Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs
Doctor Information
Residency Training: Mandarin School of Chinese Medicine
Medical School: Mandarin School of Chinese Medicine, 1996
Additional Information
Member Organizations: AAOM, FSOMA, NEFAA (board member), Pain Assoc.
Languages Spoken: English

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Premier Health
(904) 413-8904
2820 Gibson Rd
Jacksonville, FL
Promotion
Grand Opening first day services! Call for details!
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:30 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, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Phillip "Skip" Hightman
(904) 353-1874
4605 Brentwood Ave
Jacksonville, FL
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Stephen R Young
(904) 260-8409
11808 San Hose Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL
Business
Manderin Oaks Family Practice - Stephen R You
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Beth H. Acampora AP
(904) 396-0250
3173 St. Augustine Road
Jacksonville, FL
Business
Infertility Alternatives - Beth H. Acampora A
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Mark Dedrick L.Ac.
(904) 742-2967
Glen Rd.
Jacksonville, FL
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Dr. Michael Willens
(904) 636-9206
4131 S. University Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL
Business
Pain Management of North Florida
Specialties
Pain Management, Acupuncture, Manual Medicine (manipulation), Prolotherapy, addiction medicine and outpatient detoxification with Buprenorphine
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Aetna, Blue Cross, Cigna, United, Medicare, Avmed, and most other insurances.
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Doctor Information
Residency Training: Cleveland Clinic Foundation Anesthesiology
Medical School: Michigan State University College Osteopathic Medicine, 1997
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English

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Semegon Chiropractic Health
(904) 300-0597
7248 Merrill Rd
Jacksonville, FL
Promotion
Contact us today to receive:

Chiropractic Special: $95 includes;
Exam, X-Rays, Treatment & Report
Same Day Appointments!
Hours
Monday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Franc J. Lado
(904) 264-9344
1409-4A Kingsley Ave
Orange Park, FL
Specialties
Acupuncture

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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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