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Acupuncture Olive Branch MS

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Midtown Acupuncture & Natural Apothecary
(901) 272-2600
917 S. Cooper
Memphis, TN
Specialty
Acupuncture

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William Pettis
(901) 766-9355
4515 Poplar Ave., Suite 215
Memphis, TN
 
North MIssissippi Acupuncture
(662) 597-1003
413 4th Avenue South #17
Columbus, MS
Specialty
Acupuncture
Gender
Female
Education
Master's Degree, Acupuncture
Professional Memberships
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, Mississippi Oriental Medicine Association

Center For Functional Medicine
(228) 897-2337
445 Security Sq
Gulfport, MS
 
Acupuncture & Alternative Medicine
(662) 680-6475
637 W Main St
Tupelo, MS
 
Judi Harrick
(901) 763-0909
5575 Poplar Ave., Ste. 320
Memphis, TN
 
JoAnne Johnson Turner , MD, DABMA
(662) 323-5455
Holistic Healing Solutions, PLLC / 1476 Sykes Rd.
Starkville, MS
Specialties
General Psychiatry/Child-Adolescent Psychiatry/Medical Acupuncture

Center For Healing Wellness
(662) 236-5773
401 Jackson Ave E
Oxford, MS

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Holistic Healing Solutions
(662) 323-5455
1476 Sykes Rd
Starkville, MS
 
Center For Healing Wellness
(662) 236-5773
401 Jackson Ave E
Oxford, MS
 
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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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