Acupuncture Notes

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  1. Where is St36? (Leg Three Mile)
    4 fingers down from base of the knee (not the fatty pad) and one thumb laterally
  2. Where is St37? (Upper Great Void)
    4 fingers down from St36
  3. Where is St38? (Narrow Opening)
    2 fingers down from St37
  4. Where is St39?
    1 finger down from St38
  5. Where is St40? (Abundant Prosperity)
    1 thumb lateral to St38
  6. Where is St41? (Dispersing Stream)
    In the anterior middle of the line connecting the lateral malleolus with the medial malleolus, between the tendons of the long extensor muscle of the great toe and the long extensor muscle of the toes over the upper ankle joint.
  7. Where is St44? (Inner Courtyard)
    At the end of the interdigital fold between second and third toes.
  8. Where is St35? (Calf Nose)
    Lateral "eye" of the knee. When knee is flexed - the point.
  9. What are the actions of St36? (Leg Three Mile)
    • Distal point of the knee
    • Brings energy in
  10. What is the action of St35? (Calf Nose)
    Pain, numbness and motor impairment of the knee.
  11. What is the function of St41? (Dispersing Stream)
    • Pain of Joint
    • Specific point for anterior leg
  12. What is the function of St44? (Inner Courtyard)
    Takes heat out of meridian
  13. Where is St45? (Harsh Exchange)
    On lateral inguinal angle of second toenail
  14. What is the function of St45? (Harsh Exchange)
    Emergency point to take excess pain out of meridian
  15. Where is Gb30? (Jumping Circle)
    At the junction of the lateral third and medial two thirds of a line drawn between the greater trochanter and the sacral hiatus.
  16. What is the function of Gb30? (Jumping Circle)
    • Hip pain
    • Sciatica
    • Pain relating to L4 and L5
  17. Where is Gb31? (Wind Market)
    • Midline of the lateral aspect of the thigh.
    • When patient is standing, point is located where the tip of the middle finger reached the thigh.
  18. What is the function of Gb31? (Wind Market)
    Pain and referred pain in the thigh, referred from the hip.
  19. Where is Gb34? (Yang Mound Spring)
    In the depression in front and below the head of fibula.
  20. What is the action of Gb34? (Yang Mound Spring)
    • Influential point for tendons
    • Weakness, motor impairment of lower limbs
  21. Where is Gb39? (Hanging Cup)
    4 fingers above the tip of the lateral malleolus.
  22. Where is Gb40? (Ancestral Mound)
    • Anterior and inferior to the lateral malleolus
    • In the depression lateral to the extensor digitorum brevis
  23. Where is Gb41? (Foot Overlooking Tears)
    Distal to the base of the 4th and 5th metatarsals.
  24. What is the action of Gb41? (Foot Overlooking Tears)
    Groin Pain
  25. Where is Bl51? (Thigh Gate)
    One third the way down the buttock and knee crease.
  26. What is the action of Bl51 (Thigh Gate)
    • For lumbar sacral muscle spasm and pain
    • Helps to disperse blockages in this area
  27. Where is Bl40/54? (Crooked Middle)
    Mid-point of the transverse crease of the popliteal fossa
  28. What is the action of Bl40/54 (Crooked Middle)
    • Lower back problems
    • Hip problems
    • Posterior knee problems
    • Anything along the channel
  29. Where is Bl57? (Supporting Mountain)
    In the split of gastrocnemius
  30. What is the action of Bl57? (Supporting Mountain)
    Relieves chronic cramps in the calves
  31. Where is Bl60? (Kunlun Mountain)
    In the depression between lateral malleolus and Achilles tendon
  32. What is the action of Bl60? (Kunlun Mountain)
    • Neck pain and stiffness
    • Shoulder and back pain
    • Local heel/foot pain
  33. Where is Bl62? (Extending Vessel)
    Directly below tip of lateral malleolus in small indentition
  34. What is the action of Bl62? (Extending Vessel)
    Local ankle pain
  35. Where is Bl67? (Reaching Yin)
    At the lateral edge of the 5th toe nail
  36. What is the action of Bl67? (Reaching Yin)
    For excruciating pain along pathway of meridian
  37. Where is H3? (Lesser Sea)
    When the elbow is fully flexed, at the end of the medial elbow crease.
  38. What is the action of H3? (Lesser Sea)
    Golfers elbow
  39. Where is H7? (Shen Gate)
    • On the most distal wrist crease in the depression medial to P151
    • Pisiform with medial ridge
    • Tip: flex wrist a bit
  40. What is the action of H7? (Shen Gate)
    • All wrist conditions - O/A R/A
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Anxiety
  41. Where is P6? (Great Burial Mound)
    • 3 fingers proximal from distal wrist crease
    • Between tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis
  42. What is the action of P6? (Great Burial Mound)
    • For carpal tunnel syndrome
    • O/Q and R/A wrist, hand and finger problems
  43. What is the action Th5? (Outer Gate)
    • All Wrist, hand and finger
    • O/A R/A
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  44. Where is P7 (Lesser Treasury)
    From P6 slide finger distally between tendons until they meet distal wrist crease
  45. What is the action of P7? (Lesser Treasury)
    Local wrist point
  46. Where is Lu5? (Yang Stream)
    • In the depression lateral to the bicep tendon, on the medial elbow crease
    • When elbow is slightly flexed
  47. What is the action of Lu5? (Yang Stream)
    Symptoms - local points
  48. Where is Lu9? (Great Abyss)
    In the centre hollow on the wrist crease, just below the thenar eminence.
  49. What is the action of Lu9? (Great Abyss)
    • Local main point
    • Best distal point on the meridian
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