TRANSLATION:Lesser Marsh
TYPE:Jing-well, Metal
LOCATION:On the ulnar side of the little finger, about 0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail.
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or 45° insertion directed proximally
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.1-0.2 cun or prick to bleed

TRANSLATION:Forward Valley; Front Valley
TYPE:Ying-spring, Water
LOCATION:On the ulnar border of the little finger, in a depresion just distal to the metacarpo-phalangeal joint, at the junction of red & white skin
NEEDLE INSERTION:a) 45° distal instertion, b) 70° insertion towards palm
NEEDLE DEPTH:a) 0.2-0.3 cun, b) 0.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Back Stream
TYPE:Shu-stream, Wood, Tonification, Confluent point of the Governing Vessel
LOCATION:On the ulnar border of the hand, in a depresion proximal to the head of the fifth metacarpal bone
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion towards LI 3
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.5-2.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Wrist Bone
TYPE:Yuan-source
LOCATION:On the ulnar border of the hand, in the depresion between the base of the fifth metacarpal bone and the triquetral bone
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.3-0.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Yang Valley
TYPE:Jing-river, Fire, Horary
LOCATION:At the ulnar border of the wrist, in the depression between the styloid process of the ulna and the triquetral bone
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.3-0.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Nourish the Old; Support the Aged
TYPE:Xi-cleft
LOCATION:Placing the palm of the hand on the chest, on the dorsal aspect of the head of the ulna, in the bony cleft level with and to the radial side of the high point of the styloid process of the ulna
NEEDLE INSERTION:45° or 20° distally or proximally
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.5-1.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Branch from the Main; Branch of the Upright
TYPE:Luo-connecting
LOCATION:On the line joining SI 5 and SI 8, 5 cun above SI 5, in the groove between the anterior border of the ulna and the muscle belly of flexor carpi ulnaris
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.5-1.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Small Sea
TYPE:He-sea, Earth, Sedation
LOCATION:When elbow is flexed, in the depression between the tip of the olecranon process of the ulna and the tip of the medial epicondyle of the humerus
NEEDLE INSERTION:a) 45° distal or proximal instertion, b) 90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:a) 0.5-1.0 cun, b) 0.3-0.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Shoulder Integrity; True Shoulder
TYPE:
LOCATION:On the posterior aspect of the shoulder, 1 cun superior to the posterior axillary crease ahen the arm hangs in the abducted position
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Scapula's Hollow; Upper Arm Shu
TYPE:Meeting point of the Small Intestine meridian with the Urinary Bladder meridian, and the Yang Qiao and Yang Wei vessels
LOCATION:On the posterior aspect of the shoulder, in the depression inferior to the scapular spine, directly superior to the posterior axillary crease when the arm hangs in the abducted position
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun