How to find
Locate the popliteal crease by flexing the knee. In slim patients, palpate for the joint space. BL-56 is located 5 cun distal to the popliteal crease, in a depression between the two bellies of the gastrocnemius muscle.
5 cun inferior to the midpoint of the popliteal crease, between the two bellies of the gastrocnemius muscle.
- Relaxes the muscles and tendons
- Opens the channel
- Eliminates haemorrhoids