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Acupuncture Spokane WA

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HealthSource of Spokane
(509) 343-8376
524 W Indiana Ave
Spokane, WA
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, 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, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Hi Young Lee , MD
(509) 328-3430
E 17 Empire
Spokane, WA
Specialties
Acupuncture/Family Practice

Paul Lu
(509) 325-3588
1856 W. Broadway Ave
Spokane, WA
 
Rebecca Oos
(509) 466-1188
9304 N. Newport Hwy
Spokane, WA
 
Hatching Turtle
(509) 863-5851
430 W. 2nd Avenue Suite 101
Spokane, WA
Specialty
acupuncture/cancer care
Gender
female
Education
masters of acupuncture
Professional Memberships
Diplomat of Acupuncture

Howard Lee
(509) 484-5661
E 220 Wellesley, Ste #107
Spokane, WA
 
Timothy Gillen
(509) 326-4122
2911 W Northwest Blvd.
Spokane, WA
 
Kim Krull
509/747-8275
707 W. 7th Ave, Suite 220
Spokane, WA
 
Barbara Mullen
S 728 Monroe #4
Spokane, WA
 
Loertscher Chiropractic Clinic
(360) 591-7144
523 West First Street
Aberdeen, WA
Hours
Monday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

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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