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Acupuncture Madison WI

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Spennetta Family Care Chiropractic
(608) 229-1559
6810 Watts Rd
Madison, WI
Promotion
Free inital exam and xrays (except for government plans due to regulations). Free session on massage/ traction table. Call Today!
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Hamm Chiropractic & Wellness
(608) 247-5037
971 B Janesville St.
Oregon, WI
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Amy Guinther, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac., Ca
(608) 441-9355
600 Williamson St.
Madison, WI
 
Debra Friedman
(608) 276-7811
4333 Nakoma Road
Madison, WI
 
Qing Xie
(608) 238-6688
313 Price Place
Madison, WI
 
David Dow Chiropractic and Acupuncture
(608) 301-5965
615 N Sherman Ave
Madison, WI
Promotion
Mention this ad and your initial visit which includes a consultation, spinal screening, and report of findings, if needed, is free.
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Thursday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Jae Chung
780 Regent St.
Madison, WI
 
Susan Padberg , MD, FAAMA
(608) 204-7410
1729 Heim Ave
Madison, WI
Specialties
Medical Acupuncture

Debra Friedman
(608) 236-4500
4414 Regent St.
Madison, WI
 
Pamela Atkins
(608) 233-5585
Quarry Hill Bldg.720 Hill
Madison, WI
 

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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