SJ-15 (Tian Liao) Celestial Bone Hole
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SJ-15 (Tian Liao) Celestial Bone Hole

Acupuncture Points on the San Jiao Channel of Hand Shao Yang
  • Meeting Point of the Sanjiao and Gallbladder Channels and the Yang Linking Vessel


  • Dispels wind-damp, activates the channel and alleviates pain
  • Unbinds the chest and regulates Qi


  • Pain in the shoulder and elbow, stiffness of the neck.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: In the suprascapular fossa, in the depression midway between Jianjing GB-21 and Quyuan SI-13 (at the medial end of the suprascapular fossa).
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: Midway between Jianjing (GB-21) and Quyuan (SI-13), on the superior angle of the scapula.

Needling Method:

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