GB-31 (Feng Shi) Wind Market
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GB-31 (Feng Shi) Wind Market

Acupuncture Points on the Gall Bladder Channel of Foot Shao Yang

Actions:

  • Eliminates wind
  • Alleviates itching
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Pain and soreness in the thigh and lumbar region, paralysis of the lower limbs, beriberi, general pruritus.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the lateral aspect of the thigh, directly below the greater trochanter, 7 cun superior to the popliteal crease.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: On the midline of the lateral aspect of the thigh, 7 cun above the transverse popliteal crease. When the patient is standing erect with the hands close to the sides, the point is where the tip of the middle finger touches.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.7-1.2 inches. Moxibustion is applicable.
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