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DU-05 (Xuan Shu) Suspended Pivot

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Actions:

  • Benefits the lumbar spine
  • Benefits the lower jiao

Indications:

  • Pain and stiffness in the lower back, diarrhea, indigestion.

Location

CAM:
  • Below the spinous process of the first lumbar vertebra.
AMOA:
  • On the midline of the lower back, in the depression below the spinous process of the first lumbar vertebra.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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