BL-60 Kunlun Mountains KUNLUN - Acupuncture Points

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BL-60 Kunlun Mountains KUNLUN -1

BL-60 Kunlun Mountains KUNLUN -1

Location
[BL-60 Kunlun Mountains KUNLUN - Acupuncture Points] In the depression on the line connecting the Achilles tendon and the highest prominence of the lateral malleolus.
How to find
Locate the highest prominence of the lateral malleolus (➞3.6.2).
From there, palpate horizontally towards the Achilles tendon
and locate BL-60 in a depression anterior to the tendon.

BL-60 Kunlun Mountains KUNLUN -3

BL-60 Kunlun Mountains KUNLUN -3

Needling
Vertically 0.5–1 cun. Caution: Reducing needle techniques
contraindicated during pregnancy. Exception: A supportive point
during labour. If the patient has cold feet, the therapeutic effect
can be increased by using a heatlamp or a hot cherry-pit bag
under the soles of the feet.
Actions/Indications
● Clears Heat, subdues Yang and Wind and eliminates excess,especially in the head
● Opens the channel, alleviates pain, relaxes the tendons,strengthens the lumbar region
● Promotes labour
Special features
Jing-river point, Fire point, Ma Dan Yang Heavenly Star point.
Important distal point for the cervical, thoracic and lumbar
spine, especially for chronic cases.

BL-60 Kunlun Mountains KUNLUN -2

BL-60 Kunlun Mountains KUNLUN -2

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