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KI-17 (Shang Qu) Shang Bend

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Kidney Channel of Foot Shao Yin
  • Meeting Point of the Kidney Channel with the Penetrating Vessel

Actions:

  • Dispels accumulation and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation.

Location

CAM:
  • 2 cun above the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to Xiawan (REN-10).
AMOA:
  • On the upper abdomen, 2 cun above the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to the midline (Xiawan REN-10).

Needling Method:

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

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