Point Localization: 3 cun above the VB34. In a depression between the lateral femoral epicondyle and biceps.

TCM Actions: Resolves Moisture and expels Wind. Remove channel obstruction (Bi syndrome).

Indications: Pain, redness, swelling, stiffness in the lateral aspect of the knee. Bi Syndrome in the knee.

Target area: Knee.

Point Name and Meaning: Xiyangguan – Knee Yang Door

Acupuncture Meridian: Gallbladder

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]

 

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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.