meridian channels

meridian channels, in acupuncture, the lines of energy that connect acupoints and are conduits for qi. See also acupoints, acupuncture, and qi.
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Acupuncture is based on the premise that all of the body's systems are connected through a network of meridian channels throughout the body.
The goal of treatment is to clear and activate meridian channels, reversing qi stagnation.
Based on an ancient Asian practise, this therapy is designed to open-up the meridian channels, releasing and facilitating the free flow of energy that relax and unwind those tensed muscles.
The people talked among themselves and heard about various therapies and remedies: how massage therapy manipulates soft tissues of the body, relieving aches and pains; how herbal medicines are useful for supporting many body functions by stimulating the immune system; how chiropractic and osteopathy focus on balance by mind-body alignment; how acupuncture relies on "needling" points along energy meridian channels to achieve balance.
Laserpuncture is based on traditional Chinese Medicine theories that believe that a life-force energy permeates all liveing things through meridian channels.

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