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1

Where do you needle - Shallow Depth Insertion = 0.3" - 0.5"?

Head, Face, Neck
Upper Torso
Wrist
Hand, Foot

2

Where do you needle - Medium Depth Insertion = 0.5" - 1.0"?

Midsection
Lower Abdomen
Upper Back
Shoulder Blade
Upper Arm and Lower Arm
Lower Leg

3

Where do you needle - Deep Depth Insertion = 0.8" - 1.5"?

Waist (front and back)
Upper Leg, Hip

4

Where do you needle subcutaneous?

Over bone

5

Where do you needle oblique?

Over ribs, over internal organs

6

How do you needle on the head?

Shallow insertion, 0.3-0.5" subcutaneously

7

How do you needle on the face?

Shallow insertion, 0.3-0.5" perpendicularly (ST or in front of ear) or subcutaneously (GB, SJ)

8

How do you needle on the neck?

Shallow insertion, 0.3-0.5" perpendicularly

9

How do you needle upper torso (rib cage)?

Shallow insertion, 0.3-0.5" oblique
LU 1 = 0.5-0.8" oblique

10

How do you needle midsection (just below ribcage)?

Medium depth, 0.5-1.0" perpendicular

11

How do you needle the abdomen?

Medium depth: KD = 0.5-1.0" perpendicular
Deep depth: ST 25, SP 15, Ren 4, 6, 7 = 0.8-1.2" perpendicular

12

How do you needle lower abdomen?

Medium depth: Ren 2, 3 = 0.5 - 1.0" perpendicular

13

How do you needle upper back?

Rib Cage: 0.5 - 0.7" oblique (UB)
Shoulder Blade: 0.5 - 1.0" perpendicular

14

How do you needle back below the ribs?

(including lower back, sacrum)
0.8 - 1.2" perpendicular

15

How do you needle upper/lower arm?

0.5 - 1.0" perpendicular (He Sea points can go deeper)

16

How do you needle wrist and hand?

Shallow: 0.3 - 0.5" perpendicular
Jing Wells: 0.1" or prick to bleed

17

How do you needle Upper Leg?

Medium/Deep: 0.5 - 1.0" or 1.0 - 1.5"
(GB 30 = 1.5 - 2.5")
all perpendicular

18

How do you needle Lower Leg?

Medium/Deep: (SP) 0.5 - 1.0"
or 0.8 - 1.2" (He Sea Points)
(LV 5 = 0.3 - 0.5" subcutaneous)

19

How do you needle Ankle?

Shallow: 0.5 - 0.7" perpendicular

20

How do you needle Foot?

Shallow: 0.3 - 0.5" perpendicular
Jing Wells: 0.1" or prick to bleed

21

Depth of Shallow insertion?

0.3 - 0.5"

22

Depth of Medium insertion?

0.5 - 1.0"

23

Depth of Deep insertion?

0.8 - 1.5"