Acupoints commonly used acupoints for adults Tuina Tuina

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Acupoints are also known as shuxue. They are the sites, through which qi and blood of Zang and Fu organs and meridians and collaterals are transfused and transported to the body surface. Shu means of transport, transfusion and transmission, and means xue hole. Acupoints are closely praised the adoption of the circulation of Qi and blood from the body, ie the meridians and collaterals. The 361 acupoints in traditional TCM concern registered on 14 major meridians, they are also called jingxue (meridian point). As each door and meridian connects with a visceral organ of the body, an indivisible whole physiological and pathological relationship between acupoints and meridians and viscera, is formed.

Acupoints location accuracy is very important in the prevention and treatment of diseases of Tuina. There are several ways to locate acupoints, but the most commonly used measure is the proportion in which the bones are transformed into segments of standards for measuring equal parts to measure the width and length of different body parts. The half-length measurement is applicable to all patients regardless of gender and age, size and physical (see Fig. 16). Now commonly used measure the length of the bone and the main acupoints contained in this book and some other acupoints which do not concern the 14 main meridians but requires extraordinary acupoints and their location and flmctions are as follows.

   Acupoints on the head and face
  
Yingxiang (LI 20)
LOCATION 0.5 cun lateral to the midpoint of the lateral border of ala nasi, in the nasolabial groove.

INDICATIONS nasal obstruction, epistaxis, deformation of the face, itching of the face and biliary colic.

MERIDIAN The large intestine meridian HandYangming.
  
Chengqi (ST 1)

LOCATION With the eyes looking straight ahead, the acupoints is directly below the pupil between
infraorbital margin and the eyeball.

INDICATIONS redness, swelling and pain of eyes, lacrimation, night blindness and face
distortion.

   MERIDIAN The stomach meridian of Foot-Yanffming.
   
Sibai (ST2)

   LOCATION With the eyes looking straight ahead, the acupoints is directly below the pupil, in the
depression at the infraorbital foramen.
  
INDICATIONS redness, pain and itching of the eyes, cataracts, the distortion of the face, headache and dizziness.

MERIDIAN The stomach meridian of Foot-Yangruing.page_break]

  
Dicang (ST 4)
  
LOCATION 0.4 cun lateral to the angle of the mouth, directly below Sibai (ST2).

INDICATIONS Wry mouth and salivation.

MERIDIAN The stomach meridian of Foot-Yangruing.
  
Jiache (ST 6)
  
LOCATION In depression, the width of a finger earlier and higher than the angle of the mandible, to
the importance of the m. masseter during mastication.

   INDICATIONS Wry mouth, toothache, pain of the cheek, and because of aphasia trismus.
  
MERIDIAN The stomach meridian of Foot-Yangruing.
  
Xiaguan (ST 7)

   LOCATION On the border of the lower zygomatic arch, in the depression between the anterior part of
condyloid the process of the mandible and the notch. The acupoints are located at the mouth is closed.

   INDICATIONS deafness, tinnitus, toothache, facial paralysis and trismus.

   MERIDIAN The stomach meridian of Foot-Yangruing.
  
  
LOCATION 0.5 cun directly above the hairline at the corner of the front.

   INDICATIONS headache, dizziness, pain in the mouth and tearing.
  
MERIDIAN The stomach meridian of Foot-Yangruing.
  
  
Located directly below the outer canthus, in the depression on the bottom of the Zygoma.

   INDICATIONS deformation of the face, toothache and swelling to his cheek.

   MERIDIAN small intestine Meridian HandTaiyang.
  
   LOCATION tragus to the anterior and posterior to the condyloid process of the mandible in

depression formed when the mouth is open.

   INDICATIONS Tinnitus, deafness, toothache, and depression and manic psychosis.
  
MERIDIAN small intestine Meridian HandTaiyang.


   LOCATION 0.1 cun lateral to the internal canthus.

   INDICATIONS Conjunctival congestion swelling and pain, tearing, blurred vision, dizziness,
myopia, night blindness and color blindness.

   MERIDIAN The bladder meridian of Foot-Taiyang.

   
Cuanzhu (BL 2)
  
LOCATION In the depression of the end of the middle of the eyebrows.

   INDICATIONS headache, facial paralysis, blurred vision, tearing, redness, swelling and pain of eyes, pain in the supraorbital region and blepharoptosis.
  
MERIDIAN The bladder meridian of Foot-Taiyang.page_break]


Tianzhu (BL 10)
  
LOCATION cun directly above 0.5 and 1. 3 cun lateral to the midpoint of the posterior part of hair, depression on the lateral margin of m. trapezius.

INDICATIONS headache, neck stiffness, stuffy nose, epilepsy, depression and manic psychosis, pain in the shoulder and back, and febrile illnesses.

MERIDIAN The bladder meridian of Foot-Taiyang.
  
Yifeng (TE17)

LOCATION Anterior-inferior to the mastoid process, in the depression below the posterior border of the lobule of the ear.

INDICATIONS Tinnitus, deafness, facial paralysis, trismus, toothache, swelling of the cheek and scrofula.

MERIDIAN The Triple Energizer Meridian HandShaoyang.

   Ermen (TE21)

LOCATION Opposite the superior tragus in the depression on the posterior border of the mandibular process condyloid.

INDICATIONS Tinnitus, deafness and toothache.

MERIDIAN The Triple Energizer Meridian HandShaoyang.



LOCATION In the depression at the end of the lateral eyebrow.

INDICATIONS headache, conjunctival congestion with swelling and pain, toothache, depression and manic psychosis and epilepsy.

MERIDIAN The Triple Energizer Meridian HandShaoyang.

Tongziliao (GB1)

LOCATION 0.5 cun lateral to the outer canthus, in the depression on the lateral edge of the orbit.

INDICATIONS Headaches, again
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The MERIDIAN meridian of the gallbladder FootShaoyang.
  
Tinghui (2 GB)
      
LOCATION intertragic pre-screen, on the border of the posterior condyloid process of the mandible. The acupoints are located at the mouth is open.
      
INDICATIONS deafness, tinnitus, toothache and mouth ironic.
      
The MERIDIAN meridian of the gallbladder FootShaoyang.
      
Shangguan (3 GB)
      
Located directly above Xiaguan (7 ST), on the upper edge of the zygomatic arch.
      
INDICATIONS migraine, tinnitus, deafness, distortion of the face, toothache and trismus.
      
The MERIDIAN meridian of the gallbladder FootShaoyang.
      
Yangbai (GB 14)
      
LOCATION With the eyes looking straight forward, the acupoints is directly over the pupil, 1 cun above the eyebrow.
      
Indications of headache, eye pain, blurred vision and eyelids twitching.
      
The MERIDIAN meridian of the gallbladder FootShaoyang.page_break]

      
Baihui (GV 20)
      
LOCATION 7 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline. (Location simply: Directly above the apex auricula on the midline of the head.)
      
INDICATIONS headache, dizziness, post-apoplectic aphasia, manic depressive psychosis, and rectal prolapse, prolapse of the uterus and insomnia.
      
MERIDIAN Governor vessel.
      
    Shenting (GV 24)
      
LOCATION 0.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the anterior hairline.
      
INDICATIONS headache, dizziness, insomnia, rhinorrhea and epilepsy.
      
MERIDIAN Governor vessel.
      
Shuigou (Renzhong GV 26)
      
Hiring at the junction of the upper 1 / 3 and middle 1 / 3 of the philtrum.
      
INDICATIONS depressive psychosis and manic, infantile convulsions, coma, distortion of the face, stiffness and pain along the spine.
      
MERIDIAN Governor vessel.
      
Lianquan (CV 23)
     
RENTING A mid-way through the border of the upper part of the hyoid bone.
     
INDICATIONS swelling and pain in the region subglossal, salivation with flaccid language, aphasia due to strong language and difficulty swallowing.
     
MERIDIAN ship design.
      
Chengjiang (CV 24)
      
Located in the center of the groove mentolabial.
      
INDICATIONS pain and swollen gums, salivation, depression and manic psychosis.
      
MERIDIAN Vessel.page_break Design]

      
Sishencong (EX-HN 1)
      
LOCATION 1 cun respectively earlier and later bilateral Baihui (GV 20), 4 acupoints in total.
      
INDICATIONS headache, dizziness, insomnia, amnesia and epilepsy.
      
MERIDIAN extraordinary acupoints.
      
Yintang (EX-HN 3)
     
   LOCATION Halfway through the median line between the ends of the two eyebrows.
      
INDICATIONS headache, dizziness, epistaxis, rhinorrhea, infantile convulsions and insomnia.
      
MERIDIAN extraordinary acupoints.
      
Qianzheng (EX-HN)
      
LOCATION 0.5 to 1 cun earlier lobule of the ear.
      
INDICATIONS Wry mouth and orolingual ulcer.
      
MERIDIAN extraordinary acupoints.
      
Yiming (EX-HN 14)
     
   LOCATION 1 cun posterior to Yifeng (TE 17)
      
INDICATIONS of eye disease, tinnitus and insomnia.
      
MERIDIAN extraordinary acupoints.
      
Anmian (EX-HN)
      
LOCATION In the mid-line between Yifeng (TE 17) and Fengchi (GB 20).
      
INDICATIONS insomnia, headache, dizziness, palpitations, depression and manic psychosis.
       
MERIDIAN extraordinary acupoints.page_break]

   
Acupoints on the neck and shoulders
       
    Zhongfu (LU 1)
      
   LOCATION On the latero-superior aspect of the chest, 6 cun lateral to the anterior midline, with the 1st intercostal space.
       
INDICATIONS cough, asthma, lung fullness and pain in the chest, back and shoulders.
      
   MERIDIAN The Lung Meridian of Hand-Taiyin.
       
Yunmen (LU2)
       
LOCATION On the latero-superior aspect of the chest, 6 cun lateral to the anterior midline, in the infraclavicular fossa end of its side.
       
INDICATIONS cough, asthma and pain in the chest, shoulders and back.
     
   MERIDIAN The Lung Meridian of Hand-Taiyin.
      
Jianyu (LI 15)
      
LOCATION Below the end of the acromion between the acromion and the greater tuberosity of the humerus, and the center of the lower part of the m.
deltoideus. When the arm is abducted in the level, there are two depressions on the shoulder. The acupoints precedes depression.
      
INDICATIONS scrofula and pain and spastic paralysis in the shoulder and arm.
      
MERIDIAN The large intestine meridian HandYangming.
      
Renying (ST 9)
      
LOCATION 1.5 cun lateral to the Adam's apple, just behind the common carotid artery on the anterior border of the m. sternocleidomastoideus --
      
INDICATIONS Sore throat, asthma, scrofula, goiter and hypertension.
      
MERIDIAN The stomach meridian of Foot-Yangruing.
      
Jianliao (TE 14)
      
LOCATION Posterior and inferior to the acromion, in the depression about 1 cun posterior to Jianyu (LI 15) when the arm is abducted to the outside.
      
INDICATIONS paralysis and spasmodic pain in the shoulder and arm.
      
Merid
IAN Triple Energizer Meridian HandShaoyang. Page_break]


Fengchi (GB 20)
      
LOCATION In the depression between m. sternocleidomastoideus and m. trapezius.
      
INDICATIONS headache, dizziness, conjunctival congestion with redness, swelling and pain, epistaxis, rhinorrhea, tinnitus, pain and a stiff neck, colds, epilepsy, stroke, febrile diseases and malaria.
      
The MERIDIAN meridian of the gallbladder FootShaoyang.
      
Jianjing (GB 21)
      
Hiring at the midpoint of the line connecting Dazhui (GV 14) and the acromion.
      
HANDLING lifting and enter the tendon of the shoulder in a symmetrical manner with the thumb and index finger and middle finger of force is called Jianjing grasp. Press the acupoints with a finger pressing the tip is called Jianjing.

5 hours.
      
INDICATIONS common cold, convulsions and difficulty in mobilizing the upper limbs.
      
CLINICAL APPLICATION Jianjing Pressing enter and play the role of facilitating the circulation of qi and blood and relieving the exterior with diaphoresis, which is commonly used as a finished
Commonly used acupoints in TuinaFrom: TCM_xiaozhong Time: 9/13/2008 9:30:57 AMAcupuncture: TCM to a breakthrough in the world "national essence of acupuncture," the history of the United States use of "acupuncture" national essence of acupuncture, "the history of the United States use of acupuncture manipulation hing to terminate a treatment clinic. It can also be used to treat colds and pain obstructive upper limb.
      
    Dazhui (GV 14)
     
   LOCATION Check acupoints adults.
      
HANDLING acupoints Mixing it with the tip of the middle finger is called Dazhui kneading.
      
20 to 30 hours.
      
INDICATIONS fever, neck stiffness, and cough.
      
CLINICAL APPLICATION Dazhui Kneading (GV 14) has a heat and remove the relief from the outside, which is mainly used for cold, fever and stiffness
neck. In addition, the lifting of manipulation-pinching has some effects on whooping cough, cough and pinch lifting the acupoints bent index and middle finger dipped in water until soft ecchymoma appears in the local area .
     
Fengmen (BL 12)
      
LOCATION 1.5 cun lateral space between the processes of 2nd and 3rd thoracic vertebra, below the 2nd vertebra.
      
HANDLING acupoints Mixing it with the tip of the index and middle finger is called kneading Fengmen (BL 12).
     
   20 to 30 hours.
     
   INDICATIONS cold, cough and dyspnea.
      
CLINICAL APPLICATION Fengmen Kneading (BL12) is mainly used for processing exogenous wind cold, cough and dyspnea. Clinically, it is often associated with the compensation
Feijing, kneading Feishu (BL 13) and pushing and kneading Danzhong (CV 17). Page_break]

      
Jizhu (spine)
      
LOCATION The line of demarcation between Dazhui (GV 14) and Changqiang (GV 1).
      
HANDLING Pushing the right acupoints down with the faces of the index and middle finger is called push Ji (the spine). Pinch up
Ji is called pinching, which is 3 to 5 times. Pinch Ji 3 times and then the lifting of the skin of the spine Niesantiyifa is called once a pinch three
times and once lifted. Press and rub gently several times on his back to relax the muscles of this region prior to pinch Ji manipulation.
      
Push 100 hours to 300 times, and a pinch of 3 to 5 times.
      
INDICATIONS fever, convulsions, crying at night, child malnutrition, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain and constipation, etc.
     
CLINICAL APPLICATION
      
The acupoints Jizhu governor belongs to the vessel, which traverses the spine refers to the brain, connects the kidney and is responsible for directing and controlling kidney yang qi yang. Pinch Jizhu increase the effect to regulate yin and yang, qi and blood smoothing, control, and Zang Fu organs, meridians dredging, to cultivate the vital qi and strengthening the body, which is the One of the manipulations used for health care of the child. Clinically, it is often used in coordination with enhanced Pijing, reinforcing Shenjing, pushing Sanguan, Fu rubbing, pressing and kneading Zusanli (ST 36) to treat certain chronic diseases due to inadequate postnatal and congenital deficiency of certain effects . When used alone, the method is known as therapy pinch the spine, which is used not only for child malnutrition and diarrhea, but also for insomnia, gastrointestinal diseases and irregular menstruation in adults. Performed well, handling May involve the bladder meridian taiyang foot. Thus, the selection of lifting this point, or very urgent and mixing corresponding Back-Shu acupoints May be used to improve curative resuits in different clinical cases.
      
Pushing Jizhu from top to bottom, to eliminate pathogens from the heat, which often combine to use with compensation Tianheshui, reducing Liufu grow and Yongquan (KI 1).
      
Qijiegu
      
LOCATION The line from the 4th lumbar vertebra at the end of the coccyx, or Changqiang (GV 1).
      
HANDLING Pushing the right acupoints up with the radial side of the thumb or the faces of the index and middle finger is called push-up Qijiegu, and pushing down is called Qijiegu pushing down.
      
Hours from 100 to 300.
      
INDICATIONS diarrhea, constipation and rectal prolapse.
      
CLINICAL APPLICATION
     
Qijiegu push-up has the function of warming yang to relieve diarrhea, which is commonly used for fatigue, chronic diarrhea and dysentery, cold, etc. It is often used in clinical and pressing kneading Baihui (GV20) and knead Dantian to treat enuresis and rectal prolapse caused by the sinking of qi rate. This method is not suitable for problems with heat sthenia syndrome in May, because it induces abdominal distention or other problems in infants ill.
      
Qijiegu push-down action of a heat bleed to promote defecation and is often used for constipation and diarrhea, etc. due to the accumulation of heat in the intestine. If the diarrhea is for asthenia, cold syndrome, pushing down Qijiegu should not be used in cases of chronic diarrhea may be induced.page_break]

      
Guiwei
      
Hiring at the end of the tailbone.
      
HANDLING acupoints Mixing it with the tip of the thumb or middle finger is called kneading Guiwei.
      
Hours from 100 to 300.
      
INDICATIONS diarrhea, constipation, prolapse of the rectum and enuresis.
      
CLINICAL APPLICATION Guiwei is the acupoints Changqiang (GV 1) to the Governor vessel. Kneading the effect is to regulate the Qi, the governor of the vessel and the function of the large intestine. The acupoints are moderate in nature and can stop diarrhea or promoting defecation, which is often used in combination with kneading and pushing Qijiegu Ji in the treatment of diarrhea and constipation.
   
Acupoints on the lower limbs.
      
Jimena
      
STATUS In the middle of the thigh, the upper border of the knee to the groin.
      
HANDLING Pushing the acupoints directly from the upper border of the median knee in the groin to the index and middle finger is called Jimena grow.
      
Hours from 100 to 300.
      
INDICATIONS hot and difficult urination, anuria, and watery diarrhea, etc.
      
CLINICAL APPLICATION Jimena Pushing is moderate in nature and has a good effect of diuresis. In the treatment of uroschesis is often used with the kneading Dantian
and pressing and kneadingSanyinjiao (SP 6). For hot and difficult urination, it is commonly associated with the use Xiaochang compensation.
     
Baichong
      
LOCATION On the thick muscles of the median aspect above the knee.
      
HANDLING Pressing acupoints or seize is called by pressing Baichong or enter Baichong.
      
Hours 5 to 10.
      
INDICATIONS spasm in the limbs, flaccidity and lameness of lower limbs.
      
CLINICAL APPLICATION Baichong Pressing and enter a function to activate the meridians and relieve spasms. In the treatment of paralysis, and arthralgia of the lower limbs of the method is often used in conjunction with the capture Weizhong (BL 40), pressing and kneading Zusanli (ST 36). To treat convulsions and spasms forcefully handling must be given.
      
Qianchengshan
      
LOCATION side of the foreleg tibia, the opposite of Houchengshan.
      
HANDLING stifle or kneading the acupoints is called Qianchengshan smother or kneading Qianchengshan.
      
After 5 hours Nip and knead 30 times.
      
INDICATIONS convulsions and spasms in the lower limb.
      
CLINICAL APPLICATION stifle kneading and acupoints is mainly used to treat spasms. The method is often used in conjunction with the capture Weizhong (BL 40),
pressing Baichong and stifling Jiexi (ST 41) in the treatment of opisthotonus and spasms in the lower limbs, etc.
      
BL Pucan (61)
      
LOCATION In the depression below the lateral malleolus of the heel.
      
HANDLING Enter seize called acupoints Pucan and asked stifle stifle Pucan.
      
Hours 5 to 10.
      
INDEX Syncope and seizures.
      
CLINICAL APPLICATION In the treatment of childhood asthma, vomiting and diarrhea, pushed up and down stifle acupoints are used. It was
previous record of biting child on acupoints to treat shock, which has the function to restart the yang for resuscitation. This method is also called Laohu Tunshi (Tiger swallow its prey).
      
Houchengshan
      
LOCATION In the depression below the m. gastrocnemius.
      
HANDLING Enter seize Chengshan called acupoints.
      
TIMES
      
INDICATIONS The pain and leg cramps and flaccidity of the lower end.
      
CLINICAL APPLICATION Houchengshan Grasping twitch stops and activates the meridians and collaterals. In combination with grasping Weizhong (BL 40), it can be
used to treat convulsions and twitch, the flaccidity of the lower limbs, pain and cramping of the lower limbs.
      
All acupoints above can be seen in Fig. 18.

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