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SI-10 (Nao Shu) Upper Arm Shu

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Small Intestine Channel of Hand Tai Yang
  • Meeting Point of the Small Intestine and Bladder Channels with the Yang Linking and Yang Motility Vessels

Actions:

  • Benefits the shoulder
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Swelling of the shoulder, aching and weakness of the shoulder and arm.

Location

CAM:
  • When the arm is adducted, the point is directly above the posterior end of the axillary fold, in the depression inferior to the scapular spine.
AMOA:
  • On the posterior aspect of the shoulder, in the depression inferior to the scapular spine, directly superior to the posterior axillary crease when the arm hangs in the adducted position.

Needling Method:

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

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