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SI-14 (Jian Wai Shu) Outer Shoulder Shu

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  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain
  • Expels wind and cold and benefits the shoulder and scapula


  • Aching of the shoulder and back, pain and rigidity of the neck.


  • 3 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 1st thoracic vertebra where Taodao (DU-13) is located.
  • 3 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of T1 (Taodao DU-13).

Needling Method:

  • Puncture obliquely 0.3-0.7 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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