Point Localization: At the posterior margin of the fibula 7 cun above the tip of the lateral malleolus.

TCM Actions: Remove channel obstruction (Bi syndrome). Treats atrophy syndrome (Wei syndrome).

Indications: Swelling, pain and weakness in the knee and lower leg.

Target area: Leg.

Point Name and Meaning: Yangjiao – Yang Intersection

Acupuncture Meridian: Gallbladder

Categories: Meeting of the 3 Yang channels of the leg. Accumulation (Xi) of the Yang Wei Mai (Yang Linking Vessel).

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.