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GB-22 (Yuan Ye) Armpit Abyss

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Actions:

  • Regulates Qi and unbinds the chest
  • Benefits the axilla

Indications:

  • Fullness of the chest, swelling of the axillary region, pain in the hypochondriac region, pain and motor impairment of the arm.

Location

CAM:
  • On the mid-axillary line when the arm is raised, 3 cun below the axilla, in the 4th intercostal space.
AMOA:
  • On the mid-axillary line, in the fifth intercostal space, approximately 3 cun inferior to the apex of the axilla, at the level of the nipple.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture obliquely 0.3-0.5 inch.

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