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Acupuncture Reading PA

Local resource for acupuncture in Reading. 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.

Exeter Chiropractic
(610) 741-1549
3961 Perkiomen Ave
Reading, PA
Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Thrive Acupuncture Center
(610) 367-1633
110 Nickel Dr
Bechtelsville, PA
Specialty
Acupuncture

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Carolyn Jaffe
(610) 374-5300
928 Penn Ave.
Wyomissing, PA
 
Eric Lisbin
(610) 775-7565
300 W. Lancaster Ave.
Shillington, PA
 
Alice L. Weidner
(610) 845-0044
120 Airport Road
Barto, PA
 
Odell Chiropractic
(484) 575-1239
3227 Perkiomen Ave
Reading, PA
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday Closed
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

Martha Decembrino
610/ 374-2927
1235 Penn Avenue, Ste 302
Wyomissing, PA
 
Ping Lisbin
(610) 775-7565
300 W. Lancaster Ave.
Shillington, PA
 
Michael Hinton
(610) 927-3120
2029 Penn Ave.
West Lawn, PA
 
Thrive Acupuncture Center
(610) 367-1633
121 N. Reading Ave.
Boyertown, PA
Specialty
Pain, Mental Health, Addictions
Gender
Male
Education
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
Professional Memberships
Association of Professional Acupuncturists, NCCAOM, PA Acupuncture Association

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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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