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Acupuncture Springfield OR

Local resource for acupuncture in Springfield. 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.

SARIANTRA KALI
(541) 221-3282
1390 Oak Street #4
Eugene, OR
Gender
F
Speciality
Acupuncturist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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David Bove
(541) 683-2126
1161 Lincoln Street
Portland, OR
Company
David Bove, LAc, ND
Industry
Acupuncturist, Naturopathic Doctor (ND)

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Malvin Finkelstein
(541) 683-9230
2767 Friendly Street
Eugene, OR
Company
Eugene Center For Acupuncture
Industry
Acupuncturist
Specialties & Therapies
Therapies : Acupressure, Acupuncture, Qi Gong, Tongue and Pulse Diagnosis, Tui na, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese Herbs, Prenatal Care, Pain Management, Sports Medicine
Insurance
Aetna, Blue Cross / Blue Shield, Call to Inquire, Cigna, Complementary Health Plans, Healthnet, Lifewise, PacifiCare, PIP (Personal Injury Protection), Regence
Professional Affiliations
National Qigong Association, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance, Oregon Acupuncture Association

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Dina Harmon
541/ 434-9255
1374 Willamette St., # 3
Eugene, OR
 
Malvin Finkelstein
(541) 683-9230
2767 Friendly St.
Eugene, OR
 
Five Seasons Women's Wellness
(541) 968-5100
1359 Patterson Street
Eugene, OR
Specialty
Acupuncture

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Ancient Rivers Acupuncture, LLC
(541) 221-3282
1390 Oak Street, Suite 5
Eugene, OR
Specialty
Acupuncture

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DARBY VALLEY
(541) 521-0332
35 S 6th Street
Cottage Grove, OR
Gender
M
Speciality
Acupuncturist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Ariel Solomon
(541) 515-6446
1359 Patterson Street
Eugene, OR
 
Terry M. Chen, L.Ac. - Open Sky Acupuncture
(541) 343-4343
1165 Pearl Street
Eugene, OR
Specialty
orthopedic acupuncture, pain management, mental/ emotional wellness
Gender
Male
Education
MTCM, Yo San University 2001

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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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