BL-41 (Fu Fen) Attached Branch
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BL-41 (Fu Fen) Attached Branch

Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang
  • Meeting Point of the Bladder and Small Intestine Channels

Actions:

  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain
  • Expels wind and cold

Indications:

  • Stiffness and pain of the shoulder, back and neck, numbness of the elbow and arm.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: 3 cun lateral to the midline, level with the lower border of the spinous process of the second thoracic vertebra (T2) and level with Fengmen BL-12.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: 3 cun lateral to the Governor Vessel, at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the second thoracic vertebra, on the spinal border of the scapula.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.