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Acupuncture Rochester NH

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Essential Energy Classical Chinese Medicine
(603) 742-6277
538 Central Ave
Dover, NH
Specialty
Acupuncture

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IAN BIER
(603) 610-7778
155 Borthwick Avenue #102
Portsmouth, NH
Gender
M
Speciality
Acupuncturist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Brenda J. Elliott
603-335-2591      
7 Ray Drive
Rochester, NH
 
Netta Hart
72 Rte. 236
Kittery, ME
 
Alice Meattey
(207) 439-5809
74 State Rd.
Kittery, ME
 
CELIA THIBODEAU
554 Main Street
Springvale, ME
Gender
F
Speciality
Acupuncturist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Barry Gendron
(603) 431-5529
875 Greenland Rd # C4
Portsmouth, NH
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of New England, Coll Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Acupuncturist
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Hospital: Portsmouth Regional
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Yuri Belopolsky, L.Ac, M.Ac.
(207) 240-4100
30 1/2 George Street
Kittery, ME
 
Catherine Allen
603-431-6677      
2299 Woodbury Ave.
Newington, NH
 
Ian Bier
603/430-7600      
44-46 Bridge St.
Portsmouth, NH
 
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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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