Acupuncture Points Notebook

Location Guides:

: Xiaoluo : Dispersing Luo River

SJ-12 : Hand Shaoyang Triple Burner 12


Location:
On the upper arm, on a line drawn between Tianjing SJ-10 and Jianliao SJ-14, 4 cun proximal to Tianjing SJ-10 and 6 cun distal to Jianliao SJ-14.

Needling:
Perpendicular or oblique insertion 1 - 2 cun

TCM Actions:
Activates the channel and alleviates pain

TCM Indications:
  • Stiffness and pain of the nape and back with inability to turn the head, pain of the shoulder and arm, wind painful obstruction.
  • Headache, chills and fever, dizziness, toothache, madness.

    Neuroanatomy:
    Superficial Innervation: Posterior cutaneous nerve of the arm (C5 - C8)
    Dermatome Segment: C5, T1 on dorsal axial line


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