Point Localization: 8 cun below BL40 in a pointed depression below the gastrocnemius when leg is stretched or heel is lifted.

TCM Actions: Relaxes the tendons. Remove Channel Obstruction (Bi Syndrome). Treats hemorrhoids.

Indications: Low back pain. Sciatica. Difficult to sit and stand. Tension on the tendons. Hemorrhoids. Prolapsed rectum. Bi Syndrome at the back of the leg. Leg cramps.

Target area: Anus.

Point Name and Meaning: Chengshan – Supporting Mountain

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.