Ex-UE-8 Stiff Neck WAILAOGONG/LUOZHEN/XIANQIANG – Acupuncture Points

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Ex-UE-8 Stiff Neck WAILAOGONG-LUOZHEN-XIANQIANG - Acupuncture Points -1

Ex-UE-8 Stiff Neck WAILAOGONG-LUOZHEN-XIANQIANG - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
( Ex-UE-8 Stiff Neck WAILAOGONG-LUOZHEN-XIANQIANG - Acupuncture Points ) On the dorsal aspect of the hand, between the 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones, proximal to the metacarpophalangeal joints, at the junction of the heads and the shafts of the metacarpal bones.
How to find
This point is best located with the patient making a loose fist. With the palpating finger, glide in the groove between the 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones from the wrist joint towards the fingers until the finger comes to rest in the depression just proximal to the heads of the two metacarpal bones. Here, locate Ex-UE-8 (wailaogong). Located in a comparable position between the 4th and 5th metacarpal bones is ➞ T.B.-3.
Needling
0.5–1 cun vertically or slightly obliquely. Caution: Painful point! Do not stimulate this point in patients with a weak constitution: danger of needle collapse!
Actions/Indications
● Strengthens the Qi and Blood of the neck and alleviates pain

Ex-UE-8 Stiff Neck WAILAOGONG-LUOZHEN-XIANQIANG - Acupuncture Points -3

Ex-UE-8 Stiff Neck WAILAOGONG-LUOZHEN-XIANQIANG - Acupuncture Points -3

Special features
Very effective distal point for acute disorders of the cervical spine. Use strongly reducing needling techniques (for 1–2 minutes) on the affected or contralateral side while asking the patient to gently move their neck/cervical spine. The practitioner should keep the patient’s hand in a fixed position and ensure that the hand and forearm are sufficiently supported.

Ex-UE-8 Stiff Neck WAILAOGONG-LUOZHEN-XIANQIANG - Acupuncture Points -2

Ex-UE-8 Stiff Neck WAILAOGONG-LUOZHEN-XIANQIANG - Acupuncture Points -2

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