Point Localization: 3 cun above the apex of the lateral malleolus in a depression anterior to the Achilles tendon.

TCM Actions: Remove channel obstruction (Bi syndrome). Invigorates the Yang Qiao Mai. Benefits the dorsal region.

Indications: Painful Obstruction (Bi Syndrome) and atrophy syndrome (Wei Syndrome) of the legs. Heaviness in the legs. Pain and stiffness in the lower back, sciatica and thighs.

Target area: Lumbar. Legs.

Point Name and Meaning: Fuyang – Instep Yang

Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder

Categories: Xi (accumulation) of the Yang Qiao Mai.

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.