S.I.-12 Grasping the Wind BINGFENG - Acupuncture Points

| December 12, 2010 | 0 Comments | 2,950 views

Location
S.I.-12 Grasping the Wind BINGFENG - Acupuncture Points ) Directly above ➞ S.I.-11, in the centre of the supraspinous fossa.
How to find
Patient’s position: Prone position or better seated with relaxed shoulders. First, locate ➞ S.I.-11 (one third of the distance between the midpoint of the scapular spine and the inferior angle of the scapula). S.I.-12 is located directly above ➞S.I.-11 in the centre of the supraspinous fossa.
Needling
0.5–1 cun vertically or obliquely into the supraspinatus muscle in the direction of the shoulder. Caution: Pneumothorax.
Actions/Indications
● Eliminates Wind, benefits the shoulder and scapula, opens the channel and the luo vessels
Special features
Meeting point with the Gall Bladder, Triple Burner and Large Intestine channels. S.I.-12 is often a trigger point in the supraspinatus muscle.

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