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Acupuncture Palo Alto CA

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University Chiropratic
(650) 525-4597
540 Bryant St
Palo Alto, CA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday 12:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Koichi Miyashita L.Ac.
(650) 322-8818
575 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Jenny C Lee L.Ac.
(650) 380-1999
480 California Ave
Palo Alto, CA
Business
Healing Lab - Jenny C Lee L.Ac.
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Leo Salinas MS L.Ac. CMT
(650) 861-5880
199 East Middlefield
Mountain View, CA
Business
Silicon Valley Acupuncture and Massage - Leo
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Brooke Baggett
(408) 202-3444
745 Distel Drive
Los Altos, CA
Specialties
Acupuncture, Acupuncture, Organic Focused Herbal Medicine, Reiki Master Teacher, BodyTalk
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: We accept payment at time of service and provide a superbill to submit to your insurance company for reimbursement.

Doctor Information
Medical School: Five Branches Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2001
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English

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Yaping Chen, L.Ac.
(650) 853-8889
472 Everett Avenue
Palo Alto, CA
Business
Acupuncture of Palo Alto
Specialties
Acupuncture, * Traditional Chinese acupuncture and herbal remedies * Tuina, Swedish, Polarity, and Acupressure massage modalities * CranioSacral Therapy to promote good health and relaxation
Insurance
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English,Mandarin

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Dea Burmeister L.Ac.
(650) 328-7909
541-C Cowper St.
Palo Alto, CA
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Mid Peninsula Chiropractic Clinic
(650) 924-2934
1155 University Dr # 1
Menlo Park, CA
Promotion
Contact Mid Peninsula Chiropractic Clinic today to set up a consultation!
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Brooke A. Baggett L.Ac., Reiki Master
(408) 202-3444
745 Distel Drive
Los Altos, CA
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Kimberly Silsby
(408) 834-3161
745 Distel Drive Suite 206-207
Los Altos, CA
Business
White Peony Acupuncture Kimberly Silsby, L.A
Specialties
Acupuncture

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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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