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Acupuncture Westborough MA

Local resource for acupuncture in Westborough. 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.

Advantage Health & Wellness
(508) 474-3022
188 Concord St
Framingham, MA
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, 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, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Kopelman Family Chiropractic
(978) 274-1613
411 Mass Ave
Acton, MA
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wednesday 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pediatric Chiropractic

Alison A. Nelson
(774) 217-0414
262 Main Street
Milford, MA
Company
Point of Healing Acupuncture
Industry
Acupuncturist
Specialties & Therapies
Specialties : Allergies, Anxiety, Women's Health

Therapies : Acupressure, Acupuncture, Auriculotherapy, Cupping, Gua Sha, Magnet Therapy, Moxibustion, Plum Blossom, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Pain Management
Insurance
None
Professional Affiliations
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

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Cynthia McMahon King
(978) 263-4026
25B Stow Rd.
Boxborough, MA
Company
Boxboro Accupuncture, LLC
Industry
Acupuncturist

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BHAIRD CAMPBELL
(978) 369-9400
91 Main St # 201
Concord, MA
Gender
M
Speciality
Acupuncturist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr. Peter G. Hill, Weston MA Chiropractor
(781) 303-2683
687 Wellesley St.
Weston, MA
Promotion
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Hours
Monday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

John Zhang
(781) 492-2899
1410 Highland Ave
Needham, MA
Business
AcuHealing- Boston Acupuncture & Herb Center
Specialties
Acupuncture, Pain, Injury, IVF, infertility, women's condition, mental health, hypertension, stroke, IBS, Sciatica, digestive disorder, weight control, allergies,and most health conditions
Insurance
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: MGH

Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English,Chinese

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Assabet Valley Natural Health
(978) 461-2001
32 Powdermill Rd
Maynard, MA
Specialty
Acupuncture

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Li Zheng
(781) 449-1813
475 Hillside Ave.
Needham, MA
Company
Li Zheng
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Li Zheng Li Zheng
(781) 449-1813
475 Hillside Ave
Needham, MA
Company
AcuMagic
Industry
Acupuncturist, Herbalist

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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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