Acupuncture.Com - Gateway to Chinese Medicine, Health and Wellness        Store                    Google
PATIENTS

bulletConditions A-Z
bulletAcupuncture Clinic
bulletHerbal Remedies
bulletDiet & Nutrition
bulletChi Gong &Tai Chi
bulletChinese Medicine Basics
bulletPatient Testimonials
bulletAnimal Acupuncture
bulletStore

PRACTITIONERS/STUDENTS

bulletSyndromes A-Z
bulletAcuPoint Locator
bulletHerbology
bulletPractice Building
bulletCEUs/Events
bulletEmployment
bulletStudy Acupuncture
bulletResearch
bulletTCM Library
bulletLaws & Regulations
bulletPractitioner Links
bulletPractitioner Store

MORE

bulletPoints Newsletter
bulletCatalog Requests
bulletContact Us
bulletAbout Acupuncture.Com
bulletPrivacy Policy

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

Subscribe

Keep informed on current news in the world of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Home > Education > Acupuncture Point Location > Urinary Bladder Meridian > UB 59

Urinary Bladder 59

Chinese Name: Fuyang (English translation: Instep Yang)

Location: On the posterior aspect of the lower leg, behind the external malleolus, 3 cun directly above UB 60.

Classification: Xi-Cleft point of the Yang Qiao Vessel

Indications:

  • Headache, heavy sensation of the head
  • Lumbosacral pain, pain, numbness and weakness of the lower extremities, swelling and pain of the external malleolus

Functions: Activates the meridian, benefits the low back and legs, alleviates pain.

Notes: A Xi-Cleft point is the site where the Qi of the meridian is deeply converged. Qi and blood are stored deeply at these particular points. If there appear abnormal reactions at X-Cleft points, it shows that the pathogens have entered the deeper parts of Zang-Fu organs. Thus, they are used for acute, painful symptoms, inflammation, protracted diseases of its pertaining meridian and Zang-Fun organ. Also, Xi-Cleft points of the Yin meridians have hemostatic functions.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion .8 - 1.2 cun.

Featured Products

Yao Tong Pian

Helps Alleviate Low Back Pain
 


Dura-Bone Elixir

Promotes strong and healthy bones
 


Arthritis
/Joint Health Formula

Promotes Healthy Joints & Relieves Symptoms of Arthritis.


Enduring Youth  Tablets

A Special Formula that Nourishes and Balances the Body


Shang Shi Zhi Tong Gao

Herbal Patches for Muscle Aches & Pains


Self-Healing Chi Gong

Strengthen & Balance the Mind and Body


Tonic Oil

Relief of Minor Aches and Pains

More Featured Products


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.