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Acupuncture Martinez CA

Local resource for acupuncture in Martinez. 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.

Zylker Chiropractor
(925) 529-1475
81 Gregory Lane Suite Suite 315
Pleasant Hill, CA
Promotion
Initial visit with exam/ discussion of findings and treatment plan (regularly $200) is no charge!
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 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, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Rixen Chiropractic
(510) 926-4110
4726 Appian Way
El Sobrante, CA
Promotion
Call Rixen Chiropractic today!
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Bea Hammond
(510) 495-4946
1152 B Solano Ave
Albany, CA
Business
Harmony Acupuncture
Specialties
Acupuncture
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Blue Cross, Aetna, Great West, United Healthcare, Blue Shields,Workers compensation, personal injury cases
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: No

Doctor Information
Medical School: Five Branches Acupuncture School, 2001
Additional Information
Awards: Voted "Best Acupuncturist 2002" by Metro Santa Cruz
Languages Spoken: English,German

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Tice Valley Chiropractic
(925) 289-7107
1866 Tice Valley Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Bayshore Chiropractic
(510) 936-7110
22179 Redwood Road
Castro Valley, CA
Promotion
Mention you saw us here on ChiroAppointment and receive $20 off your initial examination fees.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Timothy Yan
(510) 724-8882
2168 Railroad Ave
Hercules, CA
Business
Spring Life Acupuncture & Massage
Specialties
Acupuncture
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Discount for many major health plans, American Specialty Health Network provider. Please contact our knowledgeable staff to determine your benefits.
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: No

Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English,Chinese

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Skarda Chiropractic
(925) 322-6170
1431 Oakland Blvd # 100
Walnut Creek, CA
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Total Health Chiropractic
(925) 399-8773
3011 Citrus Cir
Walnut Creek, CA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 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, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Hikari Chiropractic
(510) 999-6002
3286 Adeline St
Berkeley, CA
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Atlas Chiropractic
(415) 691-8008
2305 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA
Promotion
Atlas Chiropractic Introductory Offer:
Exam/ X-rays/ Treatment for $87 for First Time Patients
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

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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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