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BL31 Shang Liao

Upper Crevice

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BL31 Location

Over the first posterior sacral foramen

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BL31 Needling

Perpendicular 0.5 - 1 cun, or 1.5 - 2 cun directed into the foramen at a slightly oblique medial and inferior angle

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BL31 Caution

Contraindicated during pregnancy. Some sources forbid moxa but Ling Shu suggests it for bipolar

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BL31 Associations

No hats

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BL31 Indications

Conditions / Symptoms:

Back Pain

Irregular Menstruation/Dysmenorrhea

Leukorrhea

Genital Pain, Swelling

Erectile Dysfunction

Seminal Emission

 

UB 31, UB 32, UB 33 & UB 34 together form the "Eight Liao" points and are all useful for local low back a/or sacrum problems and most genital and urinary related disorders. Of these UB 32 is most often used clinically.

As it quickens the connecting vessels may be useful for blockages of defecation or urination.

For the functional and movement aspects for female issues such as - Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, leukorrhea.  And for male issues such as impotence, erectile dysfunction (ED), seminal emission, genital pain.

 

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BL31 TCM Actions

Regulates the lower jiao and facilitates urination and defecation

Regulates menstruation and stops leucorrhea

Benefits lumbar region and legs

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BL31 TCM Patterns

Bladder Damp Heat

Liver Qi Stagnation

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BL31 Neuroanatomy

Superficial Innervation: Dorsal rami of S1 - S3
Dermatome Segment: S3
Deeper Structures: Sacral nerve S1 emerging from foramen

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BL31 Notes

One of the Baliao or "eight crevices" located in the sacral foramen which all regulate urination, defecation, menstruation and benefit the lumbar region and legs.

UB 31, UB 32, UB 33 & UB 34 together form the "Eight Liao" points and are all useful for local low back a/or sacrum problems and most genital and urinary related disorders. Of these UB 32 is most often used clinically.

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BL31 Nearby Points

UB27 - Level with the 1st PSF, 1.5 cun lateral to GV line

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BL 32 Ci Liao

Second Crevice

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BL32 Location

Over the 2nd PSF

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BL32 Needling

Perpendicular 0.5 - 1 cun; or 1.5 - 2 cun into the foramen using a slightly oblique medial and inferior angle

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BL32 Caution

Contraindicated during pregnancy

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BL32 Associations

No Hats

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BL32 Indications

Conditions / Symptoms:

Back Pain

Urinary Dysfunction

Irregular Menstruation

Leukorrhea/Labor Promotion

Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual Pain/Cramps)

Sciatica

 

Sciatic pain, aids mobility in the lower limbs, loss of sensation in the lower limbs.

OB/GYN issues: leukorrhea - particularly white, irregulary cycles, painful menstruation, blood stagnation.

Important point for easing labor pain a/or inducing labor (needle point, bend and tape handle to the back).

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BL32 TCM Actions

Regulates the lower jiao and facilitates urination and defecation

Regulates menstruation and stops leucorrhea

Benefits the lumbar region and legs

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BL32 Neuroanatomy

Superficial Innervation: Dorsal rami of S1 - S3
Dermatome Segment: S3
Deeper Structures: Sacral nerve S1 emerging from foramen

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BL32 TCM Patterns

Kidney Qi Deficiency

Liver Blood Stagnation

 

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BL32 Notes

As one of the Baliao or "eight crevices" located in the sacral foramen which all regulate urination, defecation, menstruation and lumbar region, and being at the same level as the bladder-shu Pangguangshu Bl-28 this point is the strongest of the Baliao for regulating urination.

 

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BL32 Nearby Points

UB28 - 1.5 cun lateral to the GV line, level with 2nd PSF

UB53 - 3 cun lateral to GV line, level with 2nd PSF

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BL33 Zhong Liao

Central Crevice

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BL33 Location

Over the 3rd PSF

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BL33 Needling

Perpendicular 0.5 - 1 cun; 1.5 - 2 cun through the foramen

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BL33 Caution

Contraindicated in pregnancy

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BL33 Associations

No Hats.

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BL33 Indications

Conditions / Symptoms:

Amenorrhea (Absence of Menstruation)

Leukorrhea/Lumbar Pain

Constipation

Infertility

Diarrhea

 

In women may be used for irregular menstruation, light cycles, leukorrhea, infertility.

As an adjunctive point for constipation - but may also be used for diarrhea.

 

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BL33 TCM Actions

Regulates lower jiao and facilitates urination and defecation

Regulates menstruation and stops leucorrhea

Benefits lumbar region and legs

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BL33 TCM Patterns

Kidney Qi Deficiency