Ex-B Buttock Centre TUNZHONG - Acupuncture Points

| September 28, 2010 | 0 Comments | 6,163 views

Location
Ex-B Buttock Centre TUNZHONG - Acupuncture Points ) At the centre of the buttock, 3.5 cun lateral to the posterior midline, on the level of the 4th sacral foramen.
How to find
Locate the lumbosacral joint, which often forms an easily palpable ‘kink’ between the L5 and the sacrum. Alternatively, locate the Tuffier’s line (➞3.4.3) for reference. Then palpate the inferior aspect of the sacrum for the sacral hiatus (➞ 3.4.4). Between these two reference points, the four pairs of sacral foramina are arranged on either side of the midline in a slight V-shaped form and can be palpated as shallow depressions. Ex-B (tunzhong) is located 3.5 cun lateral to the lowest depression (4th foramen), approximately at the centre of the buttock.
Located on the same level are ➞ BL-34/BL-30/BL-54 (over the 4th foramen/1.5/3 cun lateral to the midline).
Needling
Vertically 2–3 cun

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Actions/Indications
● Opens the channel and luo vessels locally
Special features
This is an unofficial extra point.

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