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Acupuncture Placerville CA

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Performance Chiropractic & Sports Care
(530) 282-5953
2555 GREENWOOD LANE
Cameron Park, CA
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Personal Injury

Acupuncture & Herb Clinic Inc.
(530) 677-0404
970 Camerado Dr
Cameron Park, CA
Industry
Acupuncturist, Nurse Practitioner, Psychologist, Registered Nurse

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Acupuncture And Wellness Center
(916) 941-6051
4822 Golden Foothill Pkwy
El Dorado Hills, CA
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Joseph MacChiavelli
1561 Creekside Drive
Folsom, CA
Gender
M
Speciality
Acupuncturist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Accredited Acupuncture Healing Clinic
(916) 984-9801
1561 Creekside Dr
Folsom, CA
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Fierro Marc LAc PA
(530) 676-4122
3581 Palmer Dr
Cameron Park, CA
Industry
Acupuncturist, Osteopath (DO)

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Dragon Rising Chinese Medicine
(530) 672-8236
3091 Alhambra Dr
Cameron Park, CA
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Sakura Family Acupuncture
(916) 989-1014
193 BLUE RAVINE ROAD 245
Folsom, CA
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Chinese Acupuncture & Herbal
(916) 984-6608
1671 Creekside Dr # 103
Folsom, CA
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Sakura Family Acupuncture
(916) 351-9355
189 Blue Ravine Rd
Folsom, CA

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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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