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Kidney Channel

Foot Shao Yin 1st tri

What does the kidney stor and what it is responsible for? The kidney stores essential qi and is responsible for growth, development and reproduction
The kidney governs _____ and engenders ______ governs bones, engenders marrow
The kidney governs ______ (element) water
The kidney opens into the ____ and the ______ and its bloom is in the ______ ears and the two yin and its bloom is in the hair of the head
Kidney yin and Kidney yang are the root of ____ the yin and yang of all the organs
Describe primary pathological signs for the External Pathway of the Kidney Channel low back pain, counterflow frigidity of the legs, atony of the legs, dry mouth, sore pharynx, pain in the lateral gluteal region and in the posterior aspect of the thigh, pain in the soles of the feet.
Describe primary patholgical signs of the Internal Organ of the Kidney Dizziness, facial edema, bleary eyes, ashen complexion, shortness of breath, short rapid breating, somnolence or restlessness, enduring diarrhea, thin stook, or dry stool evacuation with difficulty, abdominal distention, nausea and vomiting, impotence.
Primary function of Kidney Sinew is to treat ____ chronic pain, spasma nd cold sendation of lwer back, spinal column and along course of channel
Kidney points can be used for foot pain due to ____ bone spurs, plantar fascitis and burning sensation of sole
Both Sinew and Divergent channels go to nape and are further connected to the ____ brain, providing therotical basis for treating brain disorders (epilepsy).
Kidney Divergent Channel is different from other Yin divergents because it ____ runs on the back rather than the front of the body.
Where does the Kidney Divergent Channel separate from the regular channel? KI 10 (on the medial aspect of the popliteal fossa).
At what point does the Kidney divergent channel join with the UB Divergent channel and run up the leg? KI 10 (on the medial aspect of the popliteal fossa).
Where does the Kidney Divergent Channel branch break off and is the beginning of the Dai channel? L2
Where does the Kidne Divergent Channel emerge and converge with the UB regular channel? At the nape of the neck. A branch from the nape goes to the root of the tongue.
What are some clinical applications for the Kidney Divergent Channel? Reinforces connection between UB and Kidney.Sends the kidney qi and essence directly to the brain through the spinal cord, estabilshing the connection between the kidney, marrow, spinal cord and brain.Strengthens connection to the tongue.
Where does the Kidney Network Vessel separate from the kidne regular channel? KI 4 (immediately bifurcates) One branch toes to the UB regular channel, one branch follows the kidney regualr channel to the area below the heart. It then enters the body, goes to the back and travesl down throught he spinal column.
Describe the pathology of the Kidney Network Vessel. Repleation - retention of uringVacuity - lumber painRebellious qi - restlessnes, anxiety, fear, depression, stiffnes of the chest and epigastrium. The Luo point has a strong effect on emotional disorders.
KI 1 - name it Yong Quan Gushing Spring
KI 1 - category, location Jing Well/Wood/Entry pointLocation - on sole between 2nd and 3rd metatarsal bones, approx. 1/3 distance from base of 2nd toe to heel, in depression when foot is dorsiflexed.
KI3 - name it Tai Xi Supreme Stream
KI 3 - category, location Yuan Source/Shu Stream/EarthLocation - in depression between medial malleolus and achilles tendon, level with prominece of malleolus
KI 3 - indication principal point to supplement any kidny vacuity (yin, yang, or qi)
KI 4 - name it Da Zhong Large Goblet
KI 4 category/location Luo Connecting PointAprox. 0.5 cun posterior to midpoint of line drawn between KI 3 and KI 5, on anterior border of achilles tendon
KI 4 - indications spitting of blood, asthma, stiffness and pain of the lower back, dysuria, constipation, pain int he heel, dementia
KI 10 - name it Yin Gu Yin Valley
KI 10 - category, location He-Sea Point/Uniting PointLocation - at medial end of popliteal crease, between semitendinosus and semimembranosus tendons (locate and need with knee slightly flexed)
KI 10 - functions and indications dispels damp and frees the uring: dysuria, difficult urination, urinary urgency. Enriches the kidney and clears heat: mental disorders (mania, withdrawal).
KI 10 - more functions and indications Course inversion qi: frigidity of the limbs, pain in the knees. Disinhibits the lower burner: impotence, hernia, uterine bleeding
KI 16 - name it Huang Shu
KI 16 - location Location - on abdomen, .5 cun lateral to the center of umbilicus (level with Stom 25, Sp 15)
KI 16 - indications regulates intestines. Treats diarrhea, contstipation, etc.
KI 27 - name it Shu Fu, Shu Mansion
KI 27 - location In the depression on the lower border of the clavicle, 2 cun lateral to the REn channel
KI 27 - indications cough, asthma, chest pain
Created by: gail22