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Acupuncture treatment follows a half-hour consultation in which an acupuncturist gauges each individual’s needs

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Following a half-hour consultation to gauge clients’ needs, acupuncturists use carefully placed needles to help improve health and wellness during a one-hour session.

THE PATIENT AND ANY OTHER PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT HAS A RIGHT TO REFUSE TO PAY, CANCEL PAYMENT, OR BE REIMBURSED FOR PAYMENT FOR ANY OTHER SERVICE, EXAMINATION, OR TREATMENT THAT IS PERFORMED AS A RESULT OF AND WITHIN 72 HOURS OF RESPONDING TO THE ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE FREE, DISCOUNTED FEE, OR REDUCED FEE SERVICE, EXAMINATION, OR TREATMENT.

Acupuncture Meridians: Mapping the Body Electric

In choosing which points to stimulate, your acupuncturist will be guided by a network of meridians running through the body. Begin to navigate these pathways with Groupon’s exploration of acupuncture meridians.

Like currents in the air, acupuncture meridians—as postulated by traditional Chinese medicine—are invisible paths of action in the body. Acupuncture theory holds that a person’s life force, or chi, flows along specific channels from organ to organ. When chi becomes unbalanced or blocked, health and wellness problems arise, such as digestive trouble or a bicep that looks like a creepy face when you flex. It’s the acupuncturist’s job to unblock chi by inserting thin needles into carefully chosen points along these pathways.

Twelve primary meridians flow through the body, each categorized as yin or yang (roughly defined as the passive and active forces within nature). Each meridian corresponds to a specific organ, element, and set of emotions. For instance, the lung meridian flows through the arm and is associated with yin and metal; should its flow of energy be disturbed, feelings of grief and sadness may manifest. For each condition an acupuncturist seeks to assuage, a timetable dictates when each meridian is most active and therefore easiest to treat. With so many complexities to keep in mind, it’s easy to understand why acupuncturists must undertake thousands of hours of coursework to become licensed.

So far, doctors and scientists have had little luck mapping meridians to visible anatomical structures, but some studies have uncovered overlap between ancient and modern medicine. For example, meridians tend to fall along planes between muscles, or between a muscle and bone or tendon—areas usually rich with connective tissue. A 2010 study published in PLOS One made one further connection: bands of collagenous tissue, in particular, present less opposition to the flow of electricity than other areas of the body. These bands underlie some—though not all—primary meridians, suggesting that the energy known as chi may be related in some way to the energy that zips through our power lines and singing toothbrushes.

Customer Reviews

Kind and considerate and really listens to your concerns. Recommended.
Michael B. · March 28, 2017
I found Dr. Vonador to be extremely friendly and skilled at acupuncture. She is so kind and gentle. She focused on my two most critical issues on the first visit. I can honestly say I felt improvement in the flexibility of my neck as I left the clinic. I have another appt. with her to continue to work on my other troubling area. That one will take a while before I see improvement. I highly recommend people try acupuncture to maintain overall health.
Nancy H. · March 2, 2017
Polite, courteous and very professional. Recommended
Michael B. · May 19, 2016
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    Acupuncture and Herbal Solutions, Inc

    7018 US HWY 301

    North Ellenton, FL 34222

    +19414792937

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    Acupuncture and Herbal Solutions, Inc

    5550 26th Street West

    Suite 4

    Bradenton, FL 34207

    +19414792937

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