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19 Cards in this Set

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SI1 少澤 (少泽)

Shàozé = Lesser Marsh
Location: On ulnar side of little finger about 0.1 cun from corner of nail

Needling: superficially 0.1 cun, prick to bleed
SI2 前谷

Qiángŭ = Front Valley
Location: when loose fist is made point is on ulnar end of crease in front of metacarpophalangeal joint of little finger at junction of red and white skin

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun
SI3 後豁 (后溪)

Hòuxī = Back Stream
Location: when loose fist is made point is on ulnar end of distal palmar crease proximal to 5th metacarpophalangeal joint at end of transverse crease and junction of red and white skin

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 0.7 cun
SI4 腕骨

Wàngŭ = Wrist Bone
Location: on ulnar side of palm in depression between base of 5th metacarpal bone and hamate bone

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun
SI5 陽谷 (阳谷)

Yánggŭ = Yang Valley
Location: at ulnar end of transverse crease on dorsal aspect of wrist in depression between styloid process of ulna and triquetral bone

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun
SI6 養老 (养老)

Yănglăo = Support Aged
Location: dorsal to head of ulna; when palm face chest point is in bonny cleft on radial side of styloid process of ulna

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun
SI7 支正

Zhīzhèng = Branch of the Upright
Location: on line joining SI-5 and SI-8 5 cun proximal to dorsal crease of wrist

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 0.8 cun
SI8 小海

Xiăohăi = Small Sea
Location: when elbow is flexed point is located in depression between olecranon of ulna and medial epicondyle of humerus

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun
SI9 肩真

Jiānzhēn = True Shoulder
Location: posterior and inferior to shoulder joint; when arm is adducted point is 1 cun above posterior end of axillary fold

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.0 cun
SI10 臑俞

Nāoshū = Upper Arm Shu
Location: when arm is adducted, point is directly above posterior end of axillary fold in depression inferior to scapular spine

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.0 cun
SI11 天宗

Tiānzōng = Heavenly Gathering
Location: on scapula in depression of center of subscapular fossa and at level of 4th thoracic vertebra

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.0 cun
SI12 秉風 (秉风)

Bĭngfēng = Grasping Wind
Location: in center of suprascapular fossa directly above SI-11; when arm is lifted point is at site of depression

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 0.7 cun
SI13 曲垣

Qūyuán = Crooked Wall
Location: on medial extremity of suprascapular fossa about midway between SI-10 and spinous process of 2nd thoracic vertebra

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun; Caution pneumothorax
SI14 肩外俞

Jiānwàishū = Outer Shoulder Shu
Location: 3 cun lateral to lower border of spinous process of 1st thoracic vertebra where Du-13 is located

Needling: ∠ 0.3 – 0.7 cun; Caution pneumothorax
SI15 肩中俞

Jiānzhōngshū = Middle Shoulder Shu
Location: 2 cun lateral to lower border of spinous process of 7th cervical vertebra (Du-14)

Needling: ∠ 0.3 – 0.6 cun; Caution pneumothorax
SI16 天窗

Tiānchuāng = Heavenly Window
Location: in lateral aspect of neck posterior to SCM and LI-18 on level of laryngeal protuberance

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.7 cun
SI17 天容

Tiānróng = Heavenly Appearance
Location: posterior to angle of mandible in depression on anterior border of SCM

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 0.7 cun
SI18 顴髎 (颧髎)

Quánliáo = Cheek Bone Crevice
Location: directly below outer canthus in depression on lower border of zygoma

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 0.8 cun
SI19 聽宮 (听宫)

Tīnggōng = Palace of Hearing
Location: anterior to tragus and posterior to condyloid process of mandible in depression formed when mouth is open

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.0 cun (with mouth open)