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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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Title: Yoga Soothes Back Pain in Study
Category: Health News
Created: 6/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
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Title: Acupuncture May Be Effective Painkiller in the ER
Category: Health News
Created: 6/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Bill Seeks to Provide Acupuncture to U.S. Veterans
Title: Bill Seeks to Provide Acupuncture to U.S. Veterans
Category: Health News
Created: 6/15/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/16/2017 12:00:00 AM
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Title: Yoga, Meditation May Ease Some Breast Cancer Symptoms
Category: Health News
Created: 5/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
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Title: Fibromyalgia
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
Chronic Pain
Title: Chronic Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 7/19/2006 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/10/2017 12:00:00 AM
How Does Acupuncture Work? Benefits, Needles, Definition
Title: How Does Acupuncture Work? Benefits, Needles, Definition
Category: Slideshows
Created: 12/20/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM
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Title: Chiropractors Not Magicians When It Comes to Chronic Back Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 4/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/12/2017 12:00:00 AM
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Title: Drug No Better Than Placebo for Lower Back, Leg Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/23/2017 12:00:00 AM
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Title: Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids
Category: Health News
Created: 3/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
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Title: Migraine Headache
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/13/2017 12:00:00 AM