Fuyang (English translation: Instep Yang)
Location: On the posterior aspect of the lower leg,
behind the external malleolus, 3 cun directly above UB 60.
Xi-Cleft point of the Yang Qiao Vessel
- Headache, heavy sensation of the head
- Lumbosacral pain, pain, numbness and
weakness of the lower extremities, swelling and pain of the external
meridian, benefits the low back and legs, alleviates pain.
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
Needling: Perpendicular insertion
.8 - 1.2 cun.