BL-59 Instep Yang FUYANG - Acupuncture Points

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BL-59 Instep Yang FUYANG -1

BL-59 Instep Yang FUYANG -1

Location
[BL-59 Instep Yang FUYANG - Acupuncture Points] On the lateral aspect of the lower leg, 3 cun superior to ➞BL-60 (in the depression between the highest prominence of the lateral malleolus and the Achilles tendon).
How to find
First, locate ➞ BL-60 in the depression between the highest
prominence of the lateral malleolus and the Achilles tendon.
With oedema of the lower leg, this point is not visible but palpable.
From ➞BL-60, measure 3 cun (1 handbreadth) in a superior
direction. There, locate BL-59 in a depression between the
Achilles tendon and the tendons of the peroneous longus and
brevis muscles.
Located on the same level is ➞G.B.-39, 3 cun directly above the
prominence of the lateral malleolus.

BL-59 Instep Yang FUYANG -3

BL-59 Instep Yang FUYANG -3

Needling
Vertically or obliquely 1–1.5 cun
Actions/Indications
● Opens the channel and luo vessels
● Benefits the lower back
● Benefits the head, activates the yang qiao mai
Special features
Xi-cleft point of the yang qiao mai, meeting point with the yang
qiao mai according to some authors.

BL-59 Instep Yang FUYANG -2

BL-59 Instep Yang FUYANG -2

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