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Acupuncture Oak Harbor WA

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Vital Chiropractic P.L.L.C.
(360) 857-6341
600 North 4th St.
Mount Vernon, WA
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Joa Crowder
(360) 588-1812
1004 M Avenue
Anacortes, WA
Company
Fidalgo Island Acupuncture
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Jen Brown
(360) 316-9433
953 Water St. #3
Port Townsend, WA
Company
Radiant Flower Skin Care
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Cheryl Ensing
(360) 336-2794
422 North 4th Street, Suite 104
Mount Vernon, WA
Company
Cornerstone Acupuncture
Industry
Acupuncturist

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TIM BATISTE
(360) 221-8595
207 Anthes
Langley, WA
Gender
M
Speciality
Acupuncturist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Desiree Merulli
(360) 391-9467
1015 6th St., Ste. 102
Anacortes, WA
Company
Merulli Acupuncture
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Linda Stone
(360) 385-4383
210 Polk ST # 3
Port Townsend, WA
Company
PENINSULA ACUPUNCTURE CLINIC
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Julia Raneri
(360) 629-3684
26920 Pioneer Hwy
Stanwood, WA
Company
JULIA C RANERI ACUPUNCTURIST
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Donald Butterfield
(360) 336-3296
117 N 1st ST
Mount Vernon, WA
Company
Donald Butterfield
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Christine Dupre
(360) 221-6303
PO Box 112
Langley, WA
Company
Christine Dupre
Industry
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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