Points Database

: Huizong : Ancestral Meeting

SJ-7 : Hand Shaoyang Triple Burner 7

Classifications:
Xi-Cleft point

Location:
3 cun proximal to Yangchi SJ-4, level with and on the ulnar side of Zhigou SJ-6, in the depression between the ulna and the extensor digitorum communis muscle.

Needling:
Slightly oblique insertion towards the ulnar side of oblique proximal or distal insertion towards the elbow or wrist respectively 0.5 - 1.5 cun

TCM Actions:
Clears the sanjiao channel and benefits the ears

TCM Indications:
  • Deafness, tinnitus, epilepsy, pain of the skin and flesh.

    Neuroanatomy:
    Superficial Innervation: Posterior cutaneous nerve of the forearm from C5 - C8
    Dermatome Segment: C7, C8


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