( S.I.-9 True Shoulder JIANZHEN - Acupuncture Points ) With the arm adducted, 1 cun superior to the posterior axillary fold, on the lower border of the deltoid muscle.
How to find
With the patient sitting upright, palpate upward from the end of the posterior axillary fold, until you can feel the lower border of the deltoid muscle. If in doubt, ask the patient to flex their muscle.
S.I.-9 is located on its lower border.
Vertically 1–1.5 cun
● Opens the channel, expels Wind and benefits the shoulder
S.I.-9 corresponds to a trigger point that is often sensitive to
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