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Acupuncture New Paltz NY

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Patrick M. Malouf, D.C.
(845) 288-0598
403 Main St
Beacon, NY
Free consultation to see if you are a candidate for DRX9000 Non-surgical spinal decompression.
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Personal Injury

William Weinstein
(845) 255-2070
218 Main St
New Paltz, NY
Mid-Hudson Acupuncture

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Diane Silverberg
(845) 687-2032
2166 Lucas Trnpk.
High Falls, NY
Jan Li Huang
109 Orange Ave.
Walden, NY
Glenn Smits
(845) 567-0562
103 Executive Dr.
New Windsor, NY
Peter Lichtenstein
(845) 256-0212
7 Prospect St
New Paltz, NY
New Paltz Acupuncture and Chiropractic
Acupuncturist, Massage Practitioner

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Detlef Wolf
(845) 485-1770
315 Titusville Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY
Acupuncture and Chinese Herb Center

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Melanie Shih
(845) 388-6045
266 Smith Ave.
Kingston, NY
Anne Ballantine
(845) 876-0526
6520 Springbrook Ave.
Rhineback, NY
New Paltz Comm Acupuncture
(845) 255-2145
21 S Chestnut St
New Paltz, NY

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Acupuncture - Meridians in 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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