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Acupuncture Madison AL

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Alabama Chiropractic Back Pain Clinic
(256) 715-2268
4835 Sparkman Dr NW
Huntsville , AL
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 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, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Neeley Center For Health
(256) 716-4048
1929 Slaughter Rd
Madison, AL
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Acupuncturist

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Gilliam Paula D DC
(256) 430-0021
1900 Sparkman Dr NW
Huntsville, AL
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Acupuncturist

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Life Essentials
(256) 350-6001
1403 Beltline Rd SW
Decatur, AL
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Naturopathic Doctor (ND), Acupuncturist, Midwife

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Ross Chiropractic Clinic
(256) 539-9407
800 Gallatin St SW
Huntsville, AL
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Acupuncturist

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Jarvis Natural Health Clinic
(256) 837-3448
1489 Slaughter Rd
Madison, AL
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Naturopathic Doctor (ND), Acupuncturist, Colon Hydrotherapist, Osteopath (DO)

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Shalom Herbs Clinic
(256) 533-5515
518 Jordan Ln NW
Huntsville, AL
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Acupuncturist

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Acupuncture Center
(256) 539-4014
2707 Governors Dr SW
Huntsville, AL
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Acupuncturist

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Chappell Jeanmarie M Md
(256) 533-1030
115 Manning Dr SW
Huntsville, AL
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Acupuncturist, Osteopath (DO), Psychologist

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Ramos Chiropractic Clinic
(256) 353-7576
1711 Central Pkwy SW
Decatur, AL
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Acupuncturist

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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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