( Ex-UE-3 Posterior Spring ZHONGQUAN - Acupuncture Points ) On the dorsal aspect of the wrist joint space (dorsal wrist crease), radial to the tendon of the extensor digitorum communis muscle.
How to find
Place the patient’s arm in a relaxed pronated position. As the location of the dorsal wrist crease can vary, the joint space between the proximal row of carpals and the radius/ulna provides a more reliable point of reference (➞3.3.3). By moving the wrist in a relaxed way, you can easily palpate the joint space. Locate Ex-UE-3 in the joint space, radial to the tendon of the extensor digitorum communis muscle. The tendons become more pronounced by moving and overextending the three medial fingers. ➞ T.B.-4 is located on the same level, ulnar to the tendon of the extensor digitorum communis muscle.
Vertically 0.3–0.5 cun
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