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Acupuncture Palm Springs CA

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Solomon Michael Robert Md Lac Pc
(760) 416-0042
340 S Farrell Dr
Palm Springs, CA
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Acupuncturist, Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist, Psychologist

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Ty Acupuncture
(760) 325-6618
362 S Indian Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA
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Acupuncturist

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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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James Perdue
(760) 327-3500
490 S. Farrell Dr. Suite C104
Palm Springs, CA
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Sacred Mountain Acupuncture Clinic
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Acupuncturist

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L & H Acutherapy
(760) 322-1230
1733 N Indian Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA
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Acupuncturist

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Eyring Acupuncture
(760) 327-8726
1750 E Arenas Rd
Palm Springs, CA
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Acupuncturist, Massage Practitioner

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Sacred Mountain Acupuncture Clinic
(760) 327-3500
490 S Farrell Dr
Palm Springs, CA
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Acupuncturist, Psychologist

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Palm Springs Acupuncture Center
(760) 327-2287
2150 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA
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Acupuncturist, Herbalist, Psychologist

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Garden Of Wellness Acupuncture
(760) 325-7776
1276 N Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA
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Acupuncturist

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Michael Boyer
(760) 327-2287
2150 Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA
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Palm Springs Acupuncture Center
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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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