Point Localization: Two points on the back of each hand, between the 2nd and 3rd and between the 4th and 5th metacarpal bones, approximately in the middle of the hand. Use the Hand of the side that is affected.

TCM Actions: Treats the lower back.

Indications: Pain and tension in the lower back.

Target area: None.

Point Name and Meaning: Yaotongxue – Low Back Pain Point

Acupuncture Meridian: Extras

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel:

 

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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.