Acupuncture technique II

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  1. Where is KD 2 located?
    Medial foot, near the navicular tubercle
  2. What is the Ying-Spring point of the KD?
    KD 2
  3. Which needle is used to puncture KD 2?
    • 1/2 cun needle
    • Perpendicular
    • Clean the area 2X
  4. This point is good for heat, menopausal symptoms, and dispels deficiency heat caused bny KD-yin deficiency?
    KD 2
  5. Where is KD 3 located?
    medial malleolus over and under the tip depression of tibia & the achilles tendon
  6. How do you puncture KD 3?
    • 1 cun perpendicular
    • puncture 0.3 cun first, see if there is a pulsation. If no, then puncture through. If yes, remove the needle.
  7. What is the Yuan-Primary point of the KD?
    KD 3
  8. What is KD 3's special characteristic?
    Yuan-Primary 
  9. This point is good for organ, channel or dunctional disorders of the KD.
    KD 3
  10. Where is KD 4 located?
    Achilles tendon & calcaneal bone junction of the tendon (anterior to the tendon)
  11. How do you puncture KD 4?
    Perpendicular 1/2 cun needle
  12. What is special about KD 4?
    Luo-Connecting point
  13. What is the Luo-connecting point of the KD?
    KD 4
  14. This point is good for pain in the heel?
    KD 4
  15. Where is KD 6?
    1 cun below tip medial malleolus
  16. What is special about KD 6?
    Confluent point of the yin-heel (yin-qiao) vessel
  17. What is the confluent point of the yin-link vessel?
    KD 6
  18. This point is good for nourishing KD yin and combined with LU 7 for chronic lung diseases or asthma.
    KD 6
  19. How do you puncture KD 6?
    Perpendicular 1/2 cun  needle
  20. Where is KD 9 located?
    5 cun above KD 3, on line between KD3 (med mall over & under tip dep tibia & achellis tendon) & KD 10 (end crease semi-tendon & lift thigh skin)
  21. How do you needle KD 9?
    • Perpendicular 
    • 1 cun needle
  22. What is the Xi-Cleft point of yin-link (yin wei) vessel?
    KD 9
  23. What is KD 9's special characteristic?
    Xi-Cleft Point of Yin-Link (Yin-Wei) vessel
  24. This point is good for nourish KD yin, KD essence & blood. It supports the immune function.
    KD 9
  25. Where is KD 10 located?
    End of crease semi-tendenosis tendon. Pull up on thigh of skin and puncture between 2 tendons.
  26. How do you puncture KD 10?
    1 cun needle
  27. What is the He-Sea point of KD?
    KD 10
  28. What is the special character of KD 10?
    He-Sea point
  29. What point is good for nourish KD yin and reduce internal deficiency heat? If you combined w/LV 8 to subdue LV yang in hypertension treatment.
    KD 10
  30. Where is Ren 17 located?
    Center of the chest, 4th ICS
  31. How do you puncture Ren 17?
    • 1 cun needle
    • 20 degree up
  32. What is the influential point of Qi?
    Ren 17
  33. What is important about Ren 17?
    Influential point of Qi
  34. Which point is good to tonify qi, promote qi circulation in LU/UJ, and promotes qi & blood circulation in the heart?
    • Ren 17
    • Side note: + KD 25 is good for heart disorders
  35. Where is PC 4 located?
    • 5 cun above the wrist crease between 2 tendons 
    • 1/2 forearm (12 cun)  --> 6 cun /2 --> 3 cun (marker)
  36. How do you puncture PC 4?
    • 1 cun needle
    • Perpendicular
    • needle slowly
  37. What is special about PC 4?
    Xi-cleft point of PC
  38. What is the Xi-Cleft point of the PC?
    PC 4
  39. Which point is good for acute chest pain and heart disorders?
    PC 4
  40. Where is PC 6 located?
    2 cun above the wrist crease between 2 tendons
  41. How do you needle PC 6?
    • 1 cun needle perpendicular
    • needle slowly
  42. This point is good for heart disorders, insomnia, irritability. Combined w/SP 4 to relieve stomach symptoms (nausea & vomiting).
    PC 6
  43. Which point is the Luo-Connecting of PC?
    PC 6
  44. This point is the confluent point of yin-link  (yin-wei) vessel.
    PC 6
  45. PC 6 is special because...
    • Luo-Connecting pt
    • Confluent point of yin-link (yin-wei) vessel
  46. Where is SJ 2 located?
    web of 4th & 5th finger (make a fist)
  47. How do you puncture SJ 2?
    • 0.5 cun
    • punctur towards the joint
  48. Which point is the yin-spring point of SJ?
    SJ 2
  49. SJ2 is special because...
    Yin-Spring point
  50. This point reduce heat in the SJ and sodium retention in hypertension treatment.
    SJ 2
  51. Which pt is the Jing-River pt of the SJ?
    SJ 6
  52. This pt is good for relieving hypochondriac P! and constipation (sx)?
    SJ 6
  53. Which pt is the principal point for hypochondrium?
    SJ 6
  54. Where is SJ 6 located?
    3 cun above SJ 4 (end of the 4th digit between tendon) between ulna and radius 
  55. Where is SJ 11 located?
    2 cun above lateral epicondyle on depression
  56. How do you puncture SJ 11?
    • 1 cun needle
    • Oblique & up the channel
  57. Where is SJ 13 located?
    • Posterior border of the deltoid on line between lateral epicondyle and SJ 14 (Posterior border of acromium)
    • Higher than the axillary crease.
  58. How do you puncture SJ 13?
    Perpendicular 1.5 cun
  59. Where is SJ 14?
    Posterior border of the acromium
  60. How do you puncture SJ 14?
    Perpendicular 1 cun needle
  61. Where is SJ 23?
    End of the eyebrow
  62. How do you puncture SJ 23?
    • Lift the eyebrow & go in 1 cun
    • Subcutaneous to eyeball
  63. Where is GB 8?
    above the ear tip, 1.5 cun within the hariline
  64. How do you puncture GB 8?
    • Clean 2x
    • 1 cun needle
    • Subcutaneously Horizontally down
  65. How do you puncture GB14?
    • 1/2 cun needle
    • Subcutaneously towards central 
  66. Where is GB 14?
    Directly above the pupil, lower 1/3 of the forehead
  67. Where is GB 20?
    Depression near the occipital bone between upper trap & SCM junction
  68. *How do you puncture GB 20?
    • Perpendicular & shoot towards the nose tip (angular)
    • 1 cun needle
    • Clean 2X
  69. Where is GB 2?
    • Anterior to the intra-tragic notch, post border of the condyloid proces of the mandible. 
    • Point is located w/mouth open
  70. How do you puncture GB 2?
    • 1/2 cun needle
    • Perpendicular
    • Open mouth put in needle, ask pt to close mouth SLOWLY. When ready, open mouth slowly and pull needle out.
  71. Where is Du 24?
    0.5 cun above hairline on centraline
  72. How do you puncture Du 24?
    • 1 cun needle
    • Subcutaneously 
  73. Where is Du 20?
    Level w/both eartips on the midline of the head
  74. How do you puncture Du 20?
    • 1 cun needle
    • Subcutaneously
  75. *Where is GB 24?
    7th ICS below nipple midclavicular line
  76. How do you puncture GB 24?
    • 7th ICS, 4 cun lateral to midline.
    • Find midclavicular line go superior at a 45 degree angle.
    • The typical female bra will cover the bra, so make sure the patient releases the bra.
    • 1 cun oblique & superficial away from the midline. Place finger on the ICS to see where your needle is going.
  77. *Where is GB 26?
    Below the 11th rib (directly below LV 13) on the level of the umbilicus
  78. How do you puncture Gb 26?
    Perpendicular 1 cun needle
  79. Where is GB 30?
    On the buttock, lateral 1/3 of the line between sacral hiatus & tip of the greater trochanter
  80. How do you puncture GB 30?
    • 3 cun needle
    • Perpendicular
    • Push tube into the muscle all the way & tap needle in. Then rotate back and forth very fast
  81. Where is GB 31?
    End of the middle finger (when hand is placed on the side of the leg) between quad muscle and bicep femoris muscle (7 cun above the knee)
  82. How do you puncture GB 31?
    • 1.5 cun needle
    • Perpendicular
  83. *Where is GB 34?
    anterior, inferior of the fibular head
  84. How do you puncture GB 34?
    • Perpendicular 1.5 cun
    • Place thumb between tibia & fibular. The pt is center of the thumb (ant, inf fibular head).
  85. Where is Danlangxue?
    1 cun below GB 34 (ant, inf fibular head)
  86. How do you puncture Danlangxue?
    • Perpendicular
    • 1.5 cun needle
  87. Where is GB 35?
    7 cun above tip lateral malleolus on POSTERIOR border of fibula
  88. How do you puncture GB 35?
    • Perpendicular 1 cun needle
    • Landmark: ST 35 & tip of lateral malleolus = 16 cun
    • 1/2 line = 8 cun (mark)
    • mark the lower half of the leg into 4 equal parts (2 cun)
  89. Where is GB 37?
    5 cun above tip of the lateral malleolus, ANTERIOR to border of the fibula
  90. How do you puncture GB 37?
    • 1 cun needle 
    • Perpendicular
    • Landmark: ST 35 & tip of lateral malleolus = 16 cun1/2 line = 8 cun (mark)mark the lower half of the leg into 4 equal parts (2 cun)
  91. Where is GB 39?
    3 cun above the tip of the lateral mallelous ANTERIOR border of the fibula
  92. *How do you puncture GB 39?
    • Obliquely backwards (not behind tendon, but between bone & tendon)
    • 1 cun needle
    • Landmark: ST 35 & tip of lateral malleolus = 16 cun1/2 line = 8 cun (mark)mark the lower half of the leg into 4 equal parts (2 cun)
  93. Where is GB 40?
    Anterior inferior to digitorium longus tendon near ankle
  94. How do you puncture GB 40?
    • 0.5 cun
    • Perpendicular
  95. *Where is GB 41?
    Posterior to 4th metatarsalphalgeal joint, in the depression lateral side of the muslce digiti minimi
  96. How do you puncture GB 41?
    • 0.5 cun 
    • Perpendicular 
    • Go towards GB 42 under tendon (medially)
  97. Where is LV 2?
    Web between 1st & 2nd toe
  98. How do you puncture LV 2?
    • 0.5 cun Perpendicular
    • Clean 2X
  99. Where is LV 3?
    • Distal to junction 1st & 2nd MT bone.
    • Don't hit the bone so --> go 1.5 cun away from LV 2 (web)
  100. How do you puncture LV 3?
    • 1 cun needle
    • puncture towards KD 1
  101. Where is LV 5?
    Leg at 90 deg angle, 5 cun above medial malleolus on the medial border of the tibia. 
  102. How do you puncture LV 5?
    • Landmark = line of tip of med mallelous to SP 9 = 13 cun -1 cun = 12 cun1/2 the line = 6 cun - 1 cun = 5 cun above MM
    • Needle on tibia, go down leg
    • 1 cun needle
  103. *Where is LV 8?
    Above medial border of the knee, posterior to condyle of tibia (on thigh)
  104. How do you puncture LV 8?
    • Perpendicular to crease & condyle of tibia
    • 1 cun needle
  105. Where is LV 9?
    Inferior lower border of medial condyl of femur, 4 cun above the lower border of medial condyle (adductor muscle)
  106. How do you puncture LV 9?
    • Perpendicular
    • 1.5 cun needle
  107. *Where is LV 14?
    6th ICS directly below nipple (midclavicular line)
  108. How do you puncture LV 14?
    1 cun needle, away from center towards fingertip (subcutaneously)
  109. This point is the qing-leng-yuan (clear cold creek)?
    SJ 11
  110. This point is good for reduce heat in febrile dx, nourish body fluids in yin def/dehydration. +SJ2 --> hypertention. +SJ 13 --> diabetes. 
    SJ 11
  111. This pt is good to regular metabolism in thyroid dx. +SJ 11 for diabetes.
    SJ 13
  112. This SJ pt is good for local shoulder pain.
    SJ 14
  113. This SJ pt is good for eye P! or disorder.
    SJ 23
  114. This GB pt is good for ear P!, hearing loss and tinnitus.
    GB 2
  115. This GB pt is good for shaoyang or temporal HA and migraine.
    GB 8
  116. This Gb pt is good for frontal HA.
    GB 14
  117. Which is the feng-chi (wind pond) pt?
    GB 20
  118. This GB pt is good for occipital HA, neck P! & stiffness.
    GB 20
  119. This pt eliminates external wind in W-C or W-H infections and internal wind in LV wind (stroke, convulsions).
    GB 20
  120. This is the meeting pt of all channels (Bai-Hui).
    Du 20
  121. This pt is good for jueyin HA, external wind HA, subdues LV yang in hypertension and ascend yang-qi to tx prolapsed uterus & rectum. 
    Du 20
  122. Which pt is the spirit palace (Shen-ting)?
    Du 24
  123. This Du pt is good for yangming or frontal HA.
    Du 24
  124. This pt calm the spirit to sedate or pacify the mind
    Du 24
  125. What is the Front-Mu of the GB?
    GB 24
  126. GB 24 is good for?
    GB disorders & local P! caused by GB disoder
  127. Which pt is the coalescent pt of Dai (Belt) vessel?
    GB 26
  128. GB 26 is good for?
    Leukorrhea
  129. This pt is good for local hip P!, sciatica P!
    GB 30
  130. This pt is good for thigh and back P!, paralysis of lower limb.
    GB 31
  131. This is the influential pt of tendon.
    GB 34
  132. This is the lower He-Sea pt of GB
    GB 34
  133. This pt is good for musculoskeletal disorders, arthritis, Bi syndromes, muscle strain and GB disoders.
    GB 34
  134. What is danlangxue?
    Extra pt specific for GB
  135. Which is the xi-cleft pt of yang-link (yang-wei) vessel?
    GB 35
  136. This pt is good for local P! or muscle atrophy of the leg, strengthen external wei qi, and hypochondriac P!.
    GB 35
  137. What is the Luo-connecting pt of GB?
    GB 37
  138. This pt is good for P! or muscle atrophy of the leg, burred vidsion, eye P!, cataracts and eye disorders.
    GB 37
  139. What is the influential pt of bone marrow?
    GB 39
  140. What pt is good for apoplexy, hemiplagia, promote brain function, dementia and Alzheimer's disease?
    GB 39
  141. What is the Yuan-primary pt of GB?
    GB 40
  142. What pt is good for ankle P! or injury and hypochondriac P!?
    GB 40
  143. What is the Shu-stream pt of GB?
    GB 41
  144. What is the confluent pt of Dai (Belt) vessel?
    GB 41
  145. This pt is good for HA, vertigo. +SJ 5 for retroauricular P! (shaoyang HA or migraine)
    GB 41
  146. What is the Ying-Spring pt of GB?
    GB 43
  147. This pt is good for HA, vertigo, tinnitus, hearing loss, febrile dx and cholecystitis.
    GB 43
  148. What is the Ying-Spring pt of LV?
    LV 2
  149. This pt is good for parietal HA, LV fire, P!/burning urination and Hepatitis.
    LV 2
  150. What is the Luo-connecting of the LV?
    LV 5
  151. What is the Yuan-Primary of LV?
    LV 3
  152. What pt is good for organ, channel or functional disorders of LV?
    LV 3
  153. What is the He-Sea pt of LV?
    LV 8
  154. This pt is good for medial knee P! (local). +KD 10 for hypertendion.
    LV 8
  155. This pt is good for P! in the medial thigh (local), hernia, prostate hypertrophy, impotency, male infertility, vulvar itchiness, genital infection and female infertility.
    LV 9
  156. What is the Front-Mu pt of LV?
    LV 14
  157. This pt is good for liver disorders, liver enlargement and hypochondriac P!
    LV 14

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