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SJ-14 (Jian Liao) Shoulder Bone Hole

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  • Dispels wind-damp
  • Alleviates pain and benefits the shoulder joint


  • Pain and motor impairment of the shoulder and upper arm.


  • On the shoulder, posterior to Jianyu (LI-15), in the depression inferior and posterior to the acromion when the arm is abducted.
  • At the origin of the deltoid muscle, in the depression which lies posterior and inferior to the lateral extremity of the acromion.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.7-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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