T.B.-8 Three Yang Connection SANYANGLUO - Acupuncture Points

| January 1, 2011 | 0 Comments | 1,709 views

Location
T.B.-8 Three Yang Connection SANYANGLUO - Acupuncture Points ) 4 cun proximal to the dorsal wrist joint space (‘dorsal wrist crease’), between the radius and the ulna, radial to the tendon of the extensor digitorum communis muscle.
How to find
As the location of the dorsal wrist crease varies, the wrist joint space should be used for orientation instead (➞ 3.3.3). By moving the patient’s wrist in a relaxed way, the joint space becomes more easily palpable. From the joint space, measure 4 cun in a proximal direction and locate T.B.-8 in a depression between the ulna and radial to the extensor digitorum communis muscle. Or:
Spreading hands technique (➞ 2.3.3): Divide the distance between the elbow crease and the wrist joint space (12 cun) into thirds and locate T.B.-8 one third of the distance from the wrist joint between the radius and the ulna.
Needling
Vertically or obliquely up to 1.5 cun
Actions/Indications
● Benefits the ears and the voice
● Opens the channel and the luo-connecting vessels, alleviates pain

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