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Acupuncture Trussville AL

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Discover Chiropractic
(205) 202-0980
1423 Gadsden Hwy # 105
Birmingham , AL
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As a family wellness center, Dr. Mix offer's all his new patients a 2 week period where they may refer his or her family members and loved ones for a complimentary check-up. Please note, by law, free services do not apply to Medicaid, Medicare, or any Fe
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Dr. Martha Ivey, OMD, L.Ac., FABORM
(205) 324-6003
Specializing in Infertility,603 37th Street South
Birmingham, AL
Specialty
Acupuncture, Herbology, Qi Gong, Traditional Chinese Medicine
Associated Hospitals
Alabama Oriental Medical Arts

Pell City Chiropractic
(205) 338-4545
1021 Martin St S
Pell City, AL
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Acupuncturist, Massage Practitioner

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Chinese Herbs Acupuncture Center
(205) 822-5552
1564 Montgomery Hwy
Birmingham, AL
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Acupuncturist, Herbalist

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Chinese Herbs & Acupuncture Center
(205) 822-5552
1560 Montgomery Hwy
Birmingham, AL
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Acupuncturist

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Stubbs Shawn Dr
(205) 640-6500
2826 Moody Pkwy
Moody, AL
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Acupuncturist

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Alabama Oriental Medical Arts
(205) 324-6003
603 37th St S
Birmingham, AL
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Acupuncturist

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Chiropractic Acupuncture Health Center
(205) 408-5600
6930 Cahaba Valley Rd
Birmingham, AL
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Acupuncturist

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Acupuncture Clinic
(205) 979-4079
3245 Lorna Rd
Birmingham, AL
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Acupuncturist

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Acupuncture Clinic
(205) 979-4079
3245 Lorna Rd
Birmingham, AL

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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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