SJ-12 (Xiao Luo) Dispersing Riverbed
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SJ-12 (Xiao Luo) Dispersing Riverbed

Acupuncture Points on the San Jiao Channel of Hand Shao Yang

Actions:

  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Headache, neck rigidity, motor impairment and pain of the arm.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the upper arm, on a line drawn between Tianjing SJ-10 and Jianliao SJ-14, 4 cun proximal to Tianjing SJ-10 and 6 cun distal to Jianliao SJ-14.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: On the line joining the olecranon and Jianliao (SJ-14), midway between Qinglengyuan (SJ-11) and Naohui (SJ-13).

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.7 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.