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Acupuncture Shrewsbury MA

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Advantage Health & Wellness
(508) 474-3022
188 Concord St
Framingham, MA
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Assabet Valley Natural Health
(978) 461-2001
32 Powdermill Rd
Maynard, MA

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Ellen O’Rourke
(508) 754-9287
390 Main St Ste 509
Worcester, MA
Yvonne Chen
(508) 755-5557
110 June St
Worcester, MA
Robin J Bonazzoli
(978) 779-9872
563 Main Street
Bolton, MA
Alison A. Nelson
(774) 217-0414
262 Main Street
Milford, MA
Point of Healing Acupuncture
Specialties & Therapies
Specialties : Allergies, Anxiety, Women's Health

Therapies : Acupressure, Acupuncture, Auriculotherapy, Cupping, Gua Sha, Magnet Therapy, Moxibustion, Plum Blossom, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Pain Management
Professional Affiliations
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

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Cynthia McMahon King
(978) 263-4026
25B Stow Rd.
Boxborough, MA
Boxboro Accupuncture, LLC

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Kathleen Tamilio-Awed
(508) 754-0211
465 Park Ave
Worcester, MA
Acupuncture and Herbal Health Care of Marlboro
(508) 624-9102
11 Orchard Street
Marlborough, MA
David Cramer , DO
(978) 466-9043
119 Fire Road 11
Lancaster, MA
OB-Gyn/Medical Acupuncture

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Acupuncture - Meridians in 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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