Point Localization: Two points in depressions below the patella.

TCM Actions: Expels Wind-Dampness. Benefits the knees.

Indications: Pain, swelling, redness, inflammation, stiffness, weakness and numbness of the knee. Bi syndrome of the knee.

Target area: Knees.

Point Name and Meaning: Xiyan – Eyes of the knee

Acupuncture Meridian: Extras

Categories: None.

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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.