BL-55 (He Yang) Yang Union
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BL-55 (He Yang) Yang Union

Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang

Actions:

  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain
  • Stops uterine bleeding and treats pain of the genitals

Indications:

  • Low back pain, pain and paralysis of the lower extremities.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the lower leg, 2 cun inferior to Weizhong BL-40, on the line connecting Weizhong BL-40 and Chengshan BL-57, in the depression between the two heads of the gastrocnemius muscle.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: 2 cun directly below Weizhong (BL-40), between the medial and lateral heads of m. gastrocnemius, on the line joining Weizhong (BL-40) and Chengshan (BL-57).

Needling Method:

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