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ST-33 (Yin Shi) Yin Market

Acupuncture Points on the Stomach Channel of Foot Yang Ming

Actions:

  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain
  • Dispels wind-damp

Indications:

  • Numbness, soreness, motor impairment of the leg and knee, motor impairment of the lower extremities.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the thigh, on a line drawn between the lateral border of the patella and the anterior superior iliac spine, in a depression 3 cun proximal to the superior border of the patella.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: When the knee is flexed, the point is 3 cun above the laterosuperior border of the patella, on the line joining the laterosuperior border of the patella and the anterior superior iliac spine.

Needling Method:

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