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Intro Acupuncture GB

Point Location for Gallbladder Meridian of Foot-Shaoyang

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0.5 cun lateral to the outer canthus, in the depression on the lateral side of the orbit. GB-1
Anterior to the intertragic notch, at the posterior border of the condyloid process of the mandible. GB-2
In the front of the ear, on the upper border of the zygomatic arch, in the depression directly above ST-7. GB-3
Within the hairline of the temporal region, at the junction of the upper 1/4 and lower 3/4 of the distance between ST-8 and GB-7. GB-4
Within the hairline of the temporal region, midway of the border line connecting ST-8 and GB-7. GB-5
Within the hairline, at the junction of the lower 1/4 and upper 3/4 of the distance between ST-8 and GB-7 GB-6
On the head, at a crossing point of the vertical posterior border of the temple and horizontal line through the ear apex. GB-7
Superior to the apex of the auricle, 1.5 cun within the hairline. GB-8
Directly above the posterior border of the auricle, 2 cun within the hairline, about 0.5 cun posterior to GB-8. GB-9
Posterior and superior to the mastoid process, at the junction of the middle 3rd and upper 3rd of the curved line connecting GB-9 and GB-12. GB-10
Posterior and superior to the mastoid process, at the junction of the middle 3rd and lower 3rd of the curved line connecting GB-9 and GB-12. GB-11
In the depression posterior and inferior to the mastoid process. GB-12
0.5 cun within the hairline of the forehead, 3 cun lateral to GV-24. GB-13
On the forehead, directly above the pupil, 1 cun directly above the midpoint of the eyebrow. GB-14
On the head, directly above the pupil and 0.5 cun above the anterior hairline, at the midpoint of the line connecting GV-24 and ST-8. GB-15
On the head, 1.5 cun above the anterior hairline and 2.25 cun lateral to the midline of the head. GB-16
On the head, 2.5 cun above the anterior hairline and 2.25 cun lateral to the midline of the head. GB-17
On the head, 4 cun above the anterior hairline and 2.25 lateral to the midline of the head. GB-18
On the head and on the level of the upper border of the external occipital protuberance or GV-17, 2.25 cun lateral to the midline of te head. GB-19
In the depression between the upper portion of m. sternocleidomastoideus and m. trapezius, on the same level with GV-16. GB-20
On the shoulder, directly above the nipple, at the midpoint of the line connecting GV-14 and the acromion, at the highest point of the shoulder. GB-21
On the mid-axillary line when the arm is raised, 3 cun below the axilla, in the 4th intercostal space. GB-22
1 cun anterior to GB-22, at the level of the nipple, in the 4th intercostal space. GB-23
Directly below the nipple, in the 7th intercostal space, 4 cun lateral to the anterior midline. GB-24
On the lateral side of the abdomen, on the lower border of the free end of the 12th rib. GB-25
Directly below LR-13, at the crossing point of a vertical line through the free end of the 11th rib and a horizontal line through the umbilicus. GB-26
On the lateral side of the abdomen, anterior to the superior iliac spine, 3 cun below the level of the umbilicus. GB-27
Anterior and inferior to the anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS), 0.5 cun anterior and inferior to GB-27. GB-28
In the depression of the midpoint between the anterosuperior iliac spine and the prominence of the great(er) trochanter. GB-29
At the junction of the lateral 1/3 and medial 2/3 of the distance between the prominence of the great(er) trochanter and the hiatus of the sacrum (GV-2). When locating this point, put the patient in lateral recumbent position with the thigh flexed. GB-30
On the midline of the lateral aspect of the thin, 7 cun above the transverse popliteal crease. When the patient is standing erect with the hands close to the sides, the point is where the tip of the middle finger touches. GB-31
On the lateral aspect of the thigh, 2 cun below GB-31, or 5 cun above the transverse popliteal crease, between m. vastus lateralis and m. biceps femoris. GB-32
3 cun above GB-34, lateral to the knee joint, in the depression above the external epicondyle of the femur. GB-33
In the depression anterior and inferior to the head of the fibula. GB-34
7 cun above the tip of the external malleolous, on the POSTERIOR border of the fibula. GB-35
7 cun above the tip of the external malleolous, on the ANTERIOR border of the fibula. GB-36
5 cun directly above the tip of the external malleolus, on the ANTERIOR border of the fibula. GB-37
4 cun above the tip of the external malleolus, slightly anterior to the anterior border of the fibula, between m. extensor digitorum longus and m. peronaeus brevis. GB-38
3 cun above the tip of the external malleolus, on the POSTERIOR border of the fibula. GB-39
Anterior and inferior to the external malleolus, in the depression of the lateral side of the tendon of m. extensor digitorum longus. GB-40
Posterior to the 4th metatarsophalangeal joint, in the depression lateral to the tendon of m. extensor digiti minimi of the foot. GB-41
Posterior to the 4th metatarsophalangeal joint, between the 4th and 5th metatarsal bones, on the medial side of the tendon of m. extensor digiti minimi of the foot. GB-42
On the dorsum of the foot, between the 4th and 5th toes, proximal to the margin of the web, at the junction of the red and white skin. GB-43
On the lateral side of the 4th toe, about 0.1 cun from the corner of the nail. GB-44
Created by: mrbarr