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LI-16 (Ju Gu) Great Bone

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Large Intestine Channel of Hand Yang Ming
  • Meeting Point of the Large Intestine Channel with the Yang Motility Vessel

Actions:

  • Activates the channel, alleviates pain and benefits the shoulder joint
  • Regulates Qi and blood and dissipates phlegm nodules

Indications:

  • Pain and motor impairment of the upper extremities, pain in the shoulder and back.

Location

CAM:
  • In the upper aspect of the shoulder, in the depression between the acromial extremity of' the clavicle and the scapular spine.
AMOA:
  • On the upper aspect of the shoulder, in the depression medial to the acromion process and between the lateral extremity of the clavicle and the scapular spine.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.7 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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