Flashcards in Extra Points - Hand/Arms Deck (17):
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
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
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
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
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
Location: on the tip of the olecranon process of the ulna
Location: on the anterior aspect of the shoulder joint, midway between the anterior axillary crease and LI 15
Indications: pain in the shoulder
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
Location: on the midpoint of the proximal interphalangeal joint of the middle finger, dorsum aspect
Indications: morning sickness, nausea, vomiting, hiccup
Location: between LI 5 and SJ 4
Indications: stuffy chest, gastric pain, and spitting of blood
Back of wrist