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Intro Acupuncture F4

Point Location for the Heart Meridian of the Hand-Shaoyin

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When the upper arm is abducted, the point is in the center of the axilla, on the medial side of the axillary artery. HT-1
When the elbow is flexed, the point is 3 cun above the medial end of the transverse cubital crease, in the groove medial to m. biceps brachii. (The only HT point on the upper arm.) HT-2
With elbow flexed, at the midpoint of the line connecting the medial end of the cubital crease and the medial epicondyle of humerus. HT-3
When the palm faces upward, the point is on the radial side of the tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris, 1.5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist. HT-4
When the palm faces upward, the point is on the radial side of the tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris, 1 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist. HT-5
When the palm faces upward, the point is on the radial side of the tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris, 0.5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist. HT-6
On the ulnar side of the transverse crease of the wrist, in the depression on the radial side of the tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris. (To find this point, feel for the tendon of the pinky finger. This point is just to the radial side, on wrist crease.) HT-7
When palm faces upward, the point is between the 4th and 5th metacarpal bones. (To find this point, make a loose fist with palm up hand facing up, point is where tip of PINKY rests.) HT-8
On the radial side of the little finger, about 0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail. HT-9
Created by: mrbarr