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The ancient Chinese believed that there is a universal life energy called Chi or Qi present in every living creature. This energy is said to circulate throughout the body along specific pathways that are called meridians. When this energy flows freely throughout the meridians, health is maintained, but if the flow of energy is blocked, the system is disrupted and pain and illness occur. Acupuncture works to restore normal functions by stimulating certain points on the meridians in order to free up the Chi energy.

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More Acupuncture Articles

Migraine Headache
Title: Migraine Headache
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/7/2019 12:00:00 AM
Knee Pain
Title: Knee Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/5/2019 12:00:00 AM
Prostatitis (Inflammation of the Prostate Gland)
Title: Prostatitis (Inflammation of the Prostate Gland)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/30/2019 12:00:00 AM
Tension Headache (Symptoms, Relief, Causes, Treatment)
Title: Tension Headache (Symptoms, Relief, Causes, Treatment)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 2/4/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/22/2019 12:00:00 AM
Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis)
Title: Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 4/26/2007 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/22/2019 12:00:00 AM
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Title: Postherpetic Neuralgia
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 3/28/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/22/2019 12:00:00 AM
Fibromyalgia
Title: Fibromyalgia
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AM
Cervical Cancer (Cancer of the Cervix)
Title: Cervical Cancer (Cancer of the Cervix)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Neck Pain (Cervical Pain)
Title: Neck Pain (Cervical Pain)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Piriformis Syndrome
Title: Piriformis Syndrome
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/10/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Liver Cancer
Title: Liver Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 5/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/11/2019 12:00:00 AM