(BL-38) Floating Cleft FUXI - Acupuncture Points

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(BL-38) Floating Cleft FUXI -1

(BL-38) Floating Cleft FUXI -1

[(BL-38) Floating Cleft FUXI - Acupuncture Points] On the laterodorsal aspect of the knee, 1 cun superior and lateral to the centre of the popliteal crease (➞ BL-40), medial to the biceps femoris muscle, or 1 cun proximal to ➞ BL-39.
How to find
To locate the popliteal crease, ask the patient to flex their knee
slightly and palpate for the knee joint space. By flexing the knee
against resistance, the tendon of the biceps femoris muscle will
become more pronounced and visible. Locate BL-38 1 cun
superior to the knee joint on the medial border of the tendon.
➞ BL-39 is located 1 cun distal to BL-38 on the level of the
popliteal crease.

(BL-38) Floating Cleft FUXI -2

(BL-38) Floating Cleft FUXI -2

Vertically 1–2 cun
● Relaxes the muscles and tendons
● Opens the channel and luo vessels
● Clears Heat (from the Small Intestine)

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