Hua Tuo Jia Ji (On the Back) Hua Tuo's Paravertebral Points
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Hua Tuo Jia Ji (On the Back) Hua Tuo's Paravertebral Points

Acupuncture Points on the The Extra Points

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Indications:

  • Vertebrae C1-C7 for disorders in the local neck region, T1-T4 for disorders in the upper limbs and Lungs, T4-T8 for disorders in the Heart and chest, T7-T10 for disorders of the Liver and Gallbladder, T10-T12 for dirorders of the Spleen and Stomach, L1-L2 for disorders of the Kidneys, L3-L5 for disorders of the Bladder, Large and Small Instestines, Uterus, and Lower Limbs. All the Hua Tuo Jia Ji points treat Herpes zoster at the locally affected nerve segment.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: 0.5 to 1 cun lateral to the depressions below the spinous processes of the twelve thoracic and five lumbar vertebrae.

Needling Method:

  • Perpendicular-oblique insertion towards the spine, 0.5 to 1 cun.