Acupuncture Points Notebook

Location Guides:

: Xiguan : Knee Joint

Liv-7 : Foot Jueyin Liver 7


Location:
Posterior and inferior to the medial condyle of the tibia, 1 cun posterior to Yinlingquan Sp-9.

Needling:
Perpendicular insertion 1 - 2 cun

TCM Actions:
Dispels wind-damp
Benefits the knee and relaxes the sinews

TCM Indications:
  • Swelling and pain of the knee, pain of the inner aspect of the knee radiating to the patella, crane's knee wind, wind painful obstruction, white tiger joint wind pain, difficulty in flexing and extending the knee, cold damp pouring downwards.
  • Abdominal pain, pain in the throat.

    Neuroanatomy:
    Superficial Innervation: Saphenous nerve (L3 - L4)
    Dermatome Segment: L4


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