Contribute

Acupuncture.Com accepts article contributions. Email submissions to contact@acupuncture.com

 

Gall Bladder 30

Chinese Name:  Huantiao (English translation: Jumping Round)

Location: On the lateral side of the buttocks, when the patient is in the lateral recumbent position and the thigh is flexed, this point is at the junction of the lateral 1/3 and medial 1/3 of the line connecting the greater trochanter and the hiatus of the sacrum.

Classification: Crossing point of the Gall Bladder and Urinary Bladder Meridians

Indications:

  • Weakness, numbness and pain of the lower extremities
  • Pain of the lumbar and leg, hemiplegia

Functions: Activates the meridian and removes obstructions, benefits the hips and legs, resolves Wind-Damp, relieves pain.

Notes: GB 30  is a common and important point in the treatment of sciatica.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion 2.0 - 3.0 cun.

 


TOW Store

Contribute

Acupuncture.Com accepts article contributions. Email submissions to contact@acupuncture.com

Featured Products



Chinese Herbs

TCM Books

All Contents Copyright © 1996-2014 Cyber Legend Ltd. All rights reserved. Use of this website is subject to our Terms and Conditions. All logos, service marks and trademarks belong to their respective owners.

Legal Disclaimer Notice: The information provided on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional or any information contained on or in any product label or packaging. You should not use the information on this site for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem or for prescription of any medication or other treatment. You should consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, before taking any medication, or if you have or suspect you might have a health problem. You should not stop taking any medication without first consulting your physician.