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]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.