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Acupuncture Palm Desert CA

Local resource for acupuncture in Palm Desert. 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.

Cheng June Lac
(760) 341-2555
73280 El Paseo Ste 3
Palm Desert, CA
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Acupuncturist

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Lee Vivian Y K PhD
(760) 340-3838
74133 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA
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Acupuncturist, Nutritionist, Herbalist, Personal Trainer, Psychologist

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Carey Patti L Ac
(760) 773-5994
74075 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA
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Acupuncturist, Psychologist

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Ito Carol
(760) 568-1417
42900 Bob Hope Dr
Rancho Mirage, CA
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Acupuncturist

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Acupuncture Allergy Center
(760) 328-2232
35325 Date Palm Dr
Cathedral City, CA
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Acupuncturist

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Wellness Center the
(760) 836-3644
72855 Fred Waring Dr
Palm Desert, CA
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Acupuncturist, Hypnotherapist

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Goldberg Tina
(760) 340-1980
72880 Fred Waring Dr
Palm Desert, CA
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Acupuncturist, Midwife, Physical Therapist

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Walls Juli L Dc Lac
(760) 836-3644
72855 Fred Waring Dr Ste C20
Palm Desert, CA
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Acupuncturist

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Ll Acupressure
(760) 202-7862
68555 Ramon Rd
Cathedral City, CA
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Acupuncturist, Physical Therapist

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Chinese Acupuncture Clinic
(760) 325-2305
1001 S Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA
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Acupuncturist, Health Spa, Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist, Massage Practitioner

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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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