Point Localization: 0.5 cun from the spine midline in line with the intervertebral spaces from T1 to L5.

TCM Actions: Benefits the back and column. Regulates and benefits the back and column. Regulates dorsal Shu equivalently to internal organs.

Indications: Back pain. Pain in the spine. Diseases of the corresponding internal organs.

Target area: Column. Internal organs.

Point Name and Meaning: Huatuojiaji – Hua Tuo para-vertebral points

Acupuncture Meridian: Extras

Categories: None.

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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.