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Acu point

BL 67 (Chinese name: zhiyin )

How to find This point is located at the junction of two tangents that border the nail of the little toe laterally and proximally, approximately 0.1 cun from the actual corner of the nail. Location...

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BL 66 (Chinese name: zutonggu )

How to find When palpating along the border of the ‘red and white’ skin on the lateral aspect of the foot, at approximately the midpoint of the length of the foot, a clearly defined bony structure...

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BL 65 (Chinese name: shugu )

How to find When palpating along the bony structures on the lateral aspect of the foot, a prominent bony landmark can be felt approximately at the midpoint of the foot. This is the tuberosity of the...

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BL 64 (Chinese name: jinggu )

How to find When palpating along the lateral aspect of the foot on the level of the border of the ‘red and white’ skin, a bony structure can be felt approximately at the midpoint of the foot. This...

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BL 62 (Chinese name: Shenmai )

How to find First, locate the highest prominence of the lateral malleolus. BL-62 is located directly below it, in a depression inferior to the lower border of the malleolus and superior to the...

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BL 61 (Chinese name: pucan )

How to find First, locate BL 60 (Kunlun Mountains) in the depression between the highest prominence of the lateral malleolus and the Achilles tendon. With oedema of the lower leg, the depression is...

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BL 60 (Chinese name: kunlun )

How to find Locate the highest prominence of the lateral malleolus. From there, palpate horizontally towards the Achilles tendon and locate BL-60 in a depression anterior to the tendon. Location In...

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BL 58 (Chinese name: feiyang )

How to find First, locate BL 57 (Supporting Mountain) (in the centre of the calf, between the two bellies of the gastrocnemius muscle). From BL 57 (Supporting Mountain), palpate 1 cun in a distal...

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BL 57 (Chinese name: chengshan )

How to find Slide along the dorsal aspect of the Achilles tendon in a superior direction until you can feel the depression between the two bellies of the gastrocnemius muscle. This will become more...

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BL 56 (Chinese name: chengjin )

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...

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BL 55 (Chinese name: heyang )

How to find Locate the popliteal crease by flexing the knee. In slim patients, palpate for the joint space. From the centre of the popliteal crease, palpate 2 cun in an inferior direction and locate...

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BL 54 (Chinese name: zhibian )

How to find Locate L5. Inferior to it, the next palpable bony structure is the highest point on the medial sacral crest (sacral spinous processes). Palpate downward for 3 more bony elevations and...

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BL 53 (Chinese name: baohuang )

How to find First, locate L5. The next palpable bony structure inferior to L5 is the highest process of the medial sacral crest. Palpate inferiorly for the 2nd process and locate the 2nd sacral...

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BL 52 (Chinese name: zhishi )

How to find Place both hands superior or lateral to the highest points of the iliac crest, joining the thumbs in the middle above the spine. In most cases, this line intersects with the spinous...

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