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SJ-05 (Wai Guan) Outer Pass

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the San Jiao Channel of Hand Shao Yang
  • Luo (Connecting) Point
  • Confluent Point of the Yang Linking Vessel

Actions:

  • Expels wind and releases the exterior
  • Benefits the head and ears
  • Opens the Yang Linking vessel
  • Clears heat
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Febrile diseases, headache, pain in the cheek, strained neck, deafness, tinnitus, pain in the hypochondriac region, motor impairment of the elbow and arm, pain of the fingers, hand tremor.

Location

CAM:
  • 2 cun proximal to the dorsal crease of the wrist, on the line connecting Yangchi (SJ-4) and the tip of olecranon, between the radius and ulna.
AMOA:
  • 2 cun proximal to Yangchi SJ-4, in the depression between the radius and the ulna, on the radial side of the extensor digitorum communis tendons.

Needling Method:

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

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