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Yaotongxue

Lumbar Pain Point
Location: on the dorsum of the hand, two points located between the second and third and the fourth and fifth metacarpal bones, in the depressions lying immediately distal to the bases of the metacarpals.
Indications: Acute lumbar sprain

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LuoZhen

Stiff Neck Point
Location: on the dorsum of the hand, in the depression just proximal to the second and third metacarpo-phalangeal joints.
Indications: sore neck, pain in shoulder and arm

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BaXie

Eight Pathogens
When the hand is made into a fist, six of these points lie in the depressions between the metacarpal heads, proximal to the web margins. The remaining two points lie equidistant between the thumb and index metacarpals, proximal to the web margins.
Indications: excessive heat, finger numbness, redness and swelling of the dorsum of the hand

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SiFeng

Four Seams
On the palmar surface of the hand, at the midpoints of the transverse creases of the proximal interphalangeal joints of the index, middle, ring and little fingers.
Puncture:prick to bleed or squeeze out yellowish fluid locally
Indications: malnutrition and indigestion in children, whooping cough, severe malnutrition syndrome/inability to break down food

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ShiXuan

Ten Diffusions
Location: on the tips of the ten fingers, approx. 0.1 cun from the fingernail or ten fingerprints
Puncture: prick to bleed or perp
Indications: apoplexy, epilepsy, high fever, acute tonsilitis, infantile convulsions, numbness of the fingertips, resusitation/acute heat

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Zhoujian

Elbow Tip
Location: on the tip of the olecranon process of the ulna
Moxa only
Indications: scrofula

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JianQian

Location: on the anterior aspect of the shoulder joint, midway between the anterior axillary crease and LI 15
Indications: pain in the shoulder

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Erbai

Two Whites
Location: on the flexor side of the forearm, 4 cun proximal to PC 7, either side of the tendon of the flexor carpi radialis
Indication: hemorrhoids, prolapse of the rectum

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Zhong Qui

Middle Emminence
Location: on the midpoint of the proximal interphalangeal joint of the middle finger, dorsum aspect
Moxa only
Indications: morning sickness, nausea, vomiting, hiccup

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Zhong Quan

Location: between LI 5 and SJ 4
Indications: stuffy chest, gastric pain, and spitting of blood

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PinYin: Shi

10

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PinYin: Si

4

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PinYin: Ba

8

14

PinYin: Zhong

Center

15

PinYin: Yao

Back of wrist

16

PinYin: Jian

Shoulder/Apex

17

PinYin: Er

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