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Acupuncture Willimantic CT

Local resource for acupuncture in Willimantic. 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.

Deborah Pacik
(860) 456-1237
339 Mansfield City Road
Mansfield Center, CT
Business
Deborah Pacik Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs
Specialties
Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs
Insurance
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: No

Doctor Information
Medical School: New England School of Acupuncture, 1996
Additional Information
Member Organizations: NCCAOM
Awards: Graduated Cum Laude from Boston University
Languages Spoken: English

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Gary Hartell, D.C.,FIACA
(860) 872-1312
624 Talcottville Rd.
Vernon, CT
Specialty
Acupuncture, Biofeedback, Chiropractors, Electro-dermal screening, Homeopathy, Laser Therapy, Light Therapy, Lymphatic Therapy, MicroCurrent Therapy, Nutrition
Associated Hospitals
Specializing in allergy elimination

Peter Thompson
(860) 455-2001
195 Old Kings Hwy
Hampton, CT
 
Bonnie Carey
(860) 859-3844
400 Round Hill Road
Salem, CT
 
Debra Diers
(860) 633-5395
91Woodhaven Rd
Glastonbury, CT
 
Natalia Maria Seguro-Wright
(860) 295-1136
n/a
Marlborough, CT
Company
Ener-Heal Acupuncture
Industry
Acupuncturist

Data Provided By:
Deborah Pacik
(860) 456-1237
339 Mansfield City Road
Mansfield, CT
 
Natalia S Wright
(860) 295-1136
11 South Main St
Marlborough, CT
 
Susan Bisbee-White
(860) 872-5239
428 Hartford Tpk
Vernon, CT
 
Norwich Community Acupuncture
(860) 887-3665
188 Washington Street
Norwich, CT
Specialty
Community Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine, Stress and Addictions, Female and Fertility, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Master's Degree
Professional Memberships
NCCAOM, POCA, Acupuncturists Without Borders, Herbalists Without Borders

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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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