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Acupuncture San Jose CA

Local resource for acupuncture in San Jose. 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.

Anna M Rudel L.Ac
(408) 887-6000
209 S. 18th Street
San Jose, CA
Business
Lokahi Acupuncture - Anna M Rudel L.Ac
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Mark Ransom Wilson L.Ac.
(408) 378-2424
116 E. Campbill Ave
Campbell, CA
Business
The Wilson Acupuncture Clinic - Mark Ransom W
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Shanna Lynn Guzman
(408) 374-3290
1790 Winchester Boulevard
Campbell, CA
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Shasta Tierra-Tayam
(408) 712-4048
5942 Mescalero Drive
San Jose, CA
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Amanda Sullivan LAc
(408) 348-2725
5141 Moorpark Ave
San Jose, CA
Specialties
Acupuncture, Women's Health Anxiety & Depression Allergies
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Insurance Accepted
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

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Medical School: Emperor's College of Oriental Medicine, 2004

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Blossom Hill Chiropractic Offices
(408) 599-7052
4986 Cherry Ave
San Jose, CA
Promotion
Free consultation with the doctor if you call now!
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
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, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Good Life Chiropractic
(408) 409-4712
280 E Hamilton Ave, #E
Campbell, CA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 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, Physical Therapy

Advanced Health Center
(408) 599-7202
591 W Hamilton Ave Suite 160
Campbell, CA
Hours
Monday 24 Hours
Tuesday 24 Hours
Wednesday 24 Hours
Thursday 24 Hours
Friday 24 Hours
Saturday 24 Hours
Sunday 24 Hours
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, 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

Chirofit
(408) 384-4257
985 University Ave
Los Gatos, CA
Promotion
Free Consultation! Save $50 on initial exam if mention you found us here!
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Sophie X. Tu L.Ac
(408) 364-1616
700 West Parr
Los Altos, CA
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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