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Acupuncture Sonora CA

Local resource for acupuncture in Sonora. 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.

Pickup Pamela Lac
(209) 532-2494
16060 Via Este Rd
Sonora, CA
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Acupuncturist

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Retherford Ralph E Md
(209) 588-1424
16050 Via Este Rd
Sonora, CA
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Acupuncturist, Osteopath (DO)

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Irwin Michael LAC
(209) 532-2788
151 S SHEPHERD ST
Sonora, CA
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Acupuncturist

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Acupuncture & Wellness Center
(209) 736-1780
252 N Main St
Angels Camp, CA
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Acupuncturist, Nutritionist, Massage Practitioner

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Irwin Michael
(209) 532-2788
151 S Shepherd St
Sonora, CA

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Brewer Cindy
(209) 533-9226
14819 Mono Way
Sonora, CA
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Acupuncturist, Massage Practitioner

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Sierra Acupuncture Integrative Health Center
(209) 532-0557
21028 Longeway Rd
Sonora, CA
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Acupuncturist, Massage Practitioner

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Acupuncture & Wellness Center of the Foothills
(209) 736-1780
585 Stanislaus Ave
Angels Camp, CA
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Acupuncturist, Nutritionist, Massage Practitioner

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Shafle, Marie M.D.
(209) 736-0100
1270 Suzanne Dr
Angels Camp, CA
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Acupuncturist

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Dr. Thomas Marinaro
(323) 653-3344
8300 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA
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Pain Relief Center of Los Angeles
Specialties
Chiropractic, Acupuncture, massage therapy, nutrition, pain management, wellness, back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain
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Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

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Languages Spoken: English,Spanish,Italian

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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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