Point Localization: 1.5 cun lateral to GV line, level with 2nd PSF.

TCM Actions: Regulates bladder. Resolves Dampness in Lower Burner. Eliminates stagnation and dissolves masses. Opens the passage of water in the Lower Burner. Strengthens the lower back.

Indications: Heat in the Bladder. Kidney stone. Difficult urination. Dark urine. Enuresis. Swelling, itching and sores in the genitals. Abdominal pain. Abdominal masses. Constipation. Low back pain. Stiffness and pain in the lower back, sacrum and buttocks. Sciatica. Tingling in the legs.

Target area: Lower back. Sacrum.

Point Name and Meaning: Pangguangshu – Bladder Shu

Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder

Categories: Back Shu of the Bladder

Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.