Ex-LE Four Muscles Strengthening Point SIQIANG - Acupuncture Points

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Location
Ex-LE Four Muscles Strengthening Point SIQIANG - Acupuncture Points ) 4.5 cun superior to the centre of the upper patellar border.
How to find
Find the centre of the upper patellar border. From there, measure 4.5 cun (1 handbreadth and 2 fingerbreadths) in a superior direction.
Or: The distance between the upper border of the pubic symphysis and the upper border of the patella is 18 cun (➞2.2). Divide this distance into quarters (spreading hands technique, elastic tape ➞ Chapter 2) and Ex-LE (siqiang) is located on the centre of the thigh, one quarter of the distance from the upper patellar border.
Needling
Vertically 1–2 cun

Ex-LE Four Muscles Strengthening Point SIQIANG - Acupuncture Points -2

Ex-LE Four Muscles Strengthening Point SIQIANG - Acupuncture Points -2

Actions/Indications
● Paralysis and atrophy of the muscles of the lower extremities, especially of the quadriceps femoris muscle
Special features
' Four muscles ' refers to the four portions of the quadriceps femoris muscle. This point is not part of the WHO classification of extra points.

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