Point Localization: 1 cun above the axillary crease.

TCM Actions: Remove channel obstruction (Bi syndrome).

Indications: Pain in the shoulder, shoulder blade and forearm.

Target area: Shoulder. Scapula. Forearm.

Point Name and Meaning: Jianzhen – True Shoulder

Acupuncture Meridian: Small Intestine

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]

 

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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.