Point Localization: Above the axillary crease, on the bottom edge of the spine of the scapula.
TCM Actions: Remove channel obstruction (Bi syndrome).
Indications: Pain in the shoulder, shoulder blade and arm.
Target area: Shoulder. Scapula. Arm.
Point Name and Meaning: Naoshu – Upper Arm Shu
Acupuncture Meridian: Small Intestine
Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.