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Lumbar pain point
On dorsum of hand, 2 points located btwn the 2nd and 3rd and 4th and 5th metacarpal bones, in the depressions lying immediately distal to the bases of metacarpals

Yao Tong Xue
Indications: acute lumbar sprain

2

Stiff Neck point
On dorsum of hand, in depression just proximal to 2nd and 3rd metacarpo-phalangeal joints

Luo Zhen
Indications: sore neck, pain in shoulder and arm

3

Elbow Tip
On tip of olecranon process of ulna -- MOXA ONLY

Zhou Jian
Indications: scrofula

4

Front of Shoulder
On anterior aspect of shoulder joint, midway between the anterior axillary crease and LI 15

Jian Qian
Indication: pain in shoulder

5

2 Whites
On flexor aspect of forearm, 4 cun proximal to PC 7, either side of tendon of flexor carpi radialis

Er Bai
Indication: hemorrhoids, prolapse of rectum

6

Middle Emminence
On the midpoint of proximal interphalangeal joint of middle finger dorsum aspect -- MOXA ONLY

Zhong Qui
Indications: morning sickness, nausea, vomiting, hiccup

7

Between LI 5 and SJ 4

Zhong Quan
Indications: stuffy chest, gastric pain and spitting blood

8

Crane's summit
In the depression at the midpoint of the patella

He Ding
Indications: Knee pain, weakness of foot and leg, paralysis

9

Eyes of the Knee
On the knee, in the hollows formed when a knee is flexed, immediately below the patella and both medial and lateral to patellar ligament

Xi Yan
Indications: knee pain, weakness of lower extremities

10

Appendix Point
Approx 2 cun lateral to ST 36 on RIGHT leg

Lan Wei Xue
Indications: acute and chronic appendicitis, indigestion, paralysis of lower extremities

11

Hundred Insect Burrow
3 cun superior to superior border of the patella in tender depression on the bulge of the vastus medialis muscle

Bai chong Wo
Indications: rubella, eczema, gastrointestinal disease (worms) -- herpes zoster ~ latent virus in the blood

12

Gall bladder point
Between 1 and 2 cun distal to GB 34 on the RIGHT leg

Dan Nang Xue
Indications: acute and chronic cholelithiasis (gall stones), biliary ascariasis, muscular atrophy and numbness of lower extremities

13

3rd Eye
At glabella, at midpoint between the medial extremities of eyebrows.

Yin Tang
Indications: frontal headache

14

Penetrating the Nose
At the highest point of the nasolabial groove

Bi Tong

15

Behind the Ball
In between ST 1 and GB 1 (according to Marianne)

Qiu Hou

16

Equilateral triangle between GB 1 and SJ 23

Tai Yang

17

Alongside Ren 24
1 cun lateral to Ren 24

Jia Cheng Jiang
Indications: pain of face, deviation of eyes and mouth, spasm of facial muscle

18

Upper Ren 23
1 cun below midpoint of lower jaw, in the depression between the hyoid bone and lower border of jaw

Shang Lian Quan
Indication: salivation with stiff tongue, sore throat, difficulty swallowing, loss of voice

19

2 cun above DU 14, 1 cun lateral to midline

Bai Lao
Indication: cough, asthma, scrofula, neck rigidity

20

Calming Dyspnea
0.5 - 1 cun lateral to the lower border of C7 (DU 14)

Ding Chuan
Indication: acute wheezing, dyspnea, asthma

21

ST Controller Lower Shu
1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of spinous process of T8

Wei Guan Xia Shu
Indications: waste and thirst disorder (diabetes)

22

3.5 cun lateral to L1

Pi Gen
Indication: lumbar sprain, hepatosplenomegaly

23

Lumbar Eyes ~ Eyes of Back
3.5 cun lateral to L4

Yao Yan
Indication: acute or chronic back pain

24

Below the 17th vertebra
In the depression below spinous process of 5th vertebra

Shi Qiz Hui Xia
Indication: chronic back pain (excess or deficiency)