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Acupuncture Stockton CA

Local resource for acupuncture in Stockton. 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.

Pacific Complementary Medicine Center
(209) 464-4800
645 W Harding Way
Stockton, CA
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Acupuncturist, Herbalist

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Stockton Acupuncture Clinic
(209) 473-7979
1231 W Robinhood Dr Ste C3
Stockton, CA
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Acupuncturist, Herbalist

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Lee's Clinic
(209) 951-6328
6103 N El Dorado St
Stockton, CA
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Acupuncturist

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Xuan Thinh Duong
(209) 472-7660
8626 Lower Sacramento Rd
Stockton, CA
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Acupuncturist

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Genesis Acupuncture
(209) 712-7570
104 N. School St suite 311
Lodi, CA
Specialty
Acupuncture

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Wong Wendy Yuen LAC
(209) 464-4192
2613 N California St
Stockton, CA
Industry
Acupuncturist

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CH Acupuncture Clinic
(209) 951-0938
2027 Grand Canal Blvd
Stockton, CA
Industry
Acupuncturist

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BodyBliss Holistic Center
(209) 472-1542
2025 W March Ln Suite 5-6
Stockton, CA
Industry
Acupuncturist, Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Lodi Acupuncture & Herbal Clinic
(209) 334-1576
1816 W Kettleman Ln
Lodi, CA
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Lodi & Tracy Acupuncture
(209) 334-1576
1816 W Kettleman Ln Ste B
Lodi, CA
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Acupuncturist

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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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