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DU-02 (Yao Shu) Lumbar Shu

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Common and Key Uses:

  • Sacrum and lumbar pain with radiation to hip and legs

Actions:

  • Benefits the lumbar region and legs
  • Dispels wind-damp

Indications:

  • Irregular menstruation, pain and stiffness of the lower back, hemorrhoids, muscular atrophy of the lower extremities, epilepsy.

Location

CAM:
  • In the hiatus of the sacrum.
AMOA:
  • On the midline, in the sacro-coccygeal hiatus.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture obliquely upward 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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