(BL-39) Outside of the Crook WEIYANG - Acupuncture Points

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BL-39 Outside of the Crook WEIYANG -1

BL-39 Outside of the Crook WEIYANG -1

Location
[(BL-39) Outside of the Crook WEIYANG - Acupuncture Points] At the lateral end of the popliteal crease, on the medial side of the tendon of the long head of the biceps femoris muscle, 1 cun lateral to ➞ BL-40 (in the centre of the popliteal crease).
How to find
This point is best located with the patient’s knee slightly flexed.
Find the midpoint of the popliteal crease (➞ BL-40) and locate
BL-39 approximately 1 cun lateral in a depression medial to the
tendon of the long head of the biceps femoris muscle. Located
on the same level is ➞BL-40 at the centre of the popliteal crease.

BL-39 Outside of the Crook WEIYANG -3

BL-39 Outside of the Crook WEIYANG -3

Needling
Vertically 0.5–1.5 cun. Caution: N. fibularis communis.
Actions/Indications
● Harmonises the Triple Burner and regulates the water passages
● Opens the channel and the luo vessels, alleviates pain
Special features
Lower he-sea point of the Triple Burner

BL-39 Outside of the Crook WEIYANG -2

BL-39 Outside of the Crook WEIYANG -2

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