Skip to content

859-913-5638

The acupuncture office of Deborah Hutchinson, PhD, LAc, DiplAc (NCCAOM)®. Located in downtown Lexington, Kentucky, offering acupuncture and moxibustion according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) principles

Qi

Acupuncture Meridians and Qi Explained

Acupuncture Meridians and Qi Explained

If you are just beginning to look into acupuncture, you will be exposed to language you probably aren’t familiar with. One of the first phrases you might come across is the term “meridian.” Meridians are defined as the invisible channels (my preferred translation is “channels” rather than “meridians”) through which qi (sometimes translated as “energy”) circulates throughout the body. The acupuncture points are the locations where the qi of the channels rises close to the surface of the body. continue reading »

859-913-5638 Directions Contact/Schedule