Gao Wu Command Point, Ma Dan-yang Heavenly Star Point
Benefits the lumbar region and knees
Activates the channel and alleviates pain
Low back pain, motor impairment of the hip joint, contracture of the tendons in the popliteal fossa, muscular atrophy, pain, numbness and motor impairment of the lower extremities, hemiplegia, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, erysipelas.
A Manual of Acupuncture: At the back of the knee, on the popliteal crease, in a depression midway between the tendons of biceps femoris and semitendinosus.
Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch, or prick the popliteal vein with three-edged needle to cause bleeding.
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