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BL-41 (Fu Fen) Attached Branch

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang
  • Meeting Point of the Bladder and Small Intestine Channels

Actions:

  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain
  • Expels wind and cold

Indications:

  • Stiffness and pain of the shoulder, back and neck, numbness of the elbow and arm.

Location

CAM:
  • 3 cun lateral to the Governor Vessel, at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the second thoracic vertebra, on the spinal border of the scapula.
AMOA:
  • 3 cun lateral to the midline, level with the lower border of the spinous process of the second thoracic vertebra (T2) and level with Fengmen BL-12.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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