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
Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.