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TRANSLATION:Thigh Gate
TYPE:
LOCATION:On the upper thigh, in a depression just lateral to the sartorius muscle when thigh is flexed, at the junction of a vertical line drawn downward from the anterior superior iliac spine, and a horizontal line drawn level with the lower border of the pubic symphysis
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or 45°
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-2.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Hidden Rabbit
TYPE:
LOCATION:6 cun above the laterosuperior border of patella in rectus femoris muscle, in a depression on the line connecting anterior superior iliac spine and lateral border of patella
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or 45°
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-2.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Yin's Market
TYPE:
LOCATION:On the thigh, on a line drawn between the lateral border of the patella and the anterior superior iliac spine, in a depression 3 cun proximal to the superior border of the patella when knee is flexed
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or 45°
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Beam Mound
TYPE:Xi-cleft
LOCATION:On the thigh, on a line drawn between the lateral border of the patella and the anterior superior iliac spine, in a depression 2 cun proximal to the superior border of the patella when knee is flexed
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or 45°
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Calf Nose
TYPE:
LOCATION:On the knee, in the depression formed when the knee is flexed, immediateley below the patella and lateral to the patellar ligament
NEEDLE INSERTION:a) 90° insertion towards UB 40, b) 45° medial or superior direction, behind patella, c) Behind patellar ligament to join Xi Yan (MN-LE-16)
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-2.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Leg Three Mile
TYPE:He-sea, Earth, Horary, Point of Sea of Water and Grain, Command point (abdomen), Heavenly Star
LOCATION:3 cun below ST 35 , one finger-breadth lateral to the anterior crest of tibia
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Upper Great Emptiness
TYPE:Lower He-sea of Large Intestine, Sea of Blood
LOCATION:3 cun below ST 36, one finger-breadth from anterior crest of tibia
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or 45° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Narrow Opening
TYPE:
LOCATION:2 cun below ST 37, midway between ST 35 and ST 41, one finger-breadth lateral to the anterior crest of the tibia
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or 45° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Lower Great Emptiness
TYPE:Lower He-sea of Small Intestine, Sea of Blood
LOCATION:3 cun below ST 37, midway between ST 35 and ST 41, one finger-breadth lateral to the anterior crest of the tibia
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or 45° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Abundant Bulge
TYPE:Luo-connecting
LOCATION:On the lower leg, midway between ST 35 and ST 41, two finger-breadth lateral to the anterior crest of the tibia, one finger breadth lateral to ST 38
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or 45° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun