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Acupuncture Petaluma CA

Local resource for acupuncture in Petaluma. 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.

Dr. David Donaldson DC
(707) 776-6953
1112 B St
Petaluma, CA
Hours
Monday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Healing Arts Chiropractic and Clinical Massage
(707) 584-6796
2050 W Steele Ln
Santa Rosa, CA
Promotion
We are not in network with any insurance providers. We offer a superbill and the insurance company reimburses for the amount.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, 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, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Petaluma Alternative Healthcare
(707) 763-9858
1580 E Washington St
Petaluma, CA
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Tsang Ho Lam
(707) 762-6202
129 Keller St
Petaluma, CA
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Rawlinson Ian & Cindy L AC
(707) 762-4309
405 D St
Petaluma, CA
Industry
Acupuncturist, Massage Practitioner, Yoga Instructor

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North Bay Chiropractic
(415) 895-2666
863 Grant Ave Suite #A
Novato, CA
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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

Balance Chiropractic
(415) 226-7082
880 Las Gallinas Ave # 6
San Rafael, CA
Promotion
Excellent health care at a reasonable fee all the time.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Moon Light
(707) 765-2233
136 Howard St
Petaluma, CA
Industry
Acupuncturist, Massage Practitioner

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Almond Grove
(707) 763-7442
1301 Eastman Ln
Petaluma, CA
Industry
Acupuncturist, Psychologist

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Tuttle Kilter Clinic-Patricia Tuttle Brown LAc Acupuncture
(707) 762-2240
513 Petaluma Blvd S
Petaluma, CA
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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