Point Localization: 1.5 cun of the posterior midline at the height of the third sacral foramen.

TCM Actions: Strengthens the lower back. Moves Qi and Blood (Xue).

Indications: Disc herniation. Pain and stiffness in the lumbar, sacral spine. Sciatica.

Target area: Lumbar. Sacrum.

Point Name and Meaning: Zhonglushu – Central Backbone Shu

Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder

Categories: None.

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.