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TRANSLATION:Great Hill; Big Mound
TYPE:Jing-well, Wood, Horary
LOCATION:On the dorsal aspect of the big toe, at the junction of lines drawn along the lateral border of the nail and the base of the nail, approximately .1 cun from the corner of the nail
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or 45° proximal insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.1-0.2 cun or prick to bleed

TRANSLATION:Walk Between; Move Between
TYPE:Ying-spring, Fire, Sedation
LOCATION:On the dorsum of the foot, between the 1st and 2nd toe, 0.5 proximal to the margin of the web
NEEDLE INSERTION:a) 45° towards heel, b) 90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:a) 0.5-1.0 cun, b) 0.5-0.8 cun

TRANSLATION:Great Rushing
TYPE:Shu-stream, Earth, Yuan-source, Heavenly Star
LOCATION:On the dorsum of foot, in depression distal to junction of 1st and 2nd metatarsal bones
NEEDLE INSERTION:Towards KD 1
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.5-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Middle Seal
TYPE:Jing-river, Metal
LOCATION:Approximately 1 cun anterior to the prominence of the medial malleolus, in the depression medial to the tendon of tibialis anterior when the ankle is extended (dorsiflexed), midway between SP 5 and ST 41
NEEDLE INSERTION:a) 90° insertion, b) 45° insertion towards SP 5 or ST 41
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.3-0.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Woodworm Canal
TYPE:Luo-connecting
LOCATION:5 cun above the prominence of the medial malleolus, immediately posterior to the medial crest of the tibia, in the depression between the medial crest of the tibia and the gastrocnemius muscle
NEEDLE INSERTION:a) 90° insertion, b) 45° proximal towards abdomen
NEEDLE DEPTH:a) 0.5-1.0 cun, b) 1.0-2.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Middle Metropolis
TYPE:Xi-cleft
LOCATION:7 cun above the prominence of the medial malleolus, immediately posterior to the medial crest of the tibia, in the depression between the medial crest of the tibia and the gastrocnemius muscle
NEEDLE INSERTION:a) 90° insertion, b) 45° proximal towards abdomen
NEEDLE DEPTH:a) 0.5-1.0 cun, b) 1.0-2.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Knee Gate
TYPE:
LOCATION:Posterior and inferior to the medial condyle of the tibia, in upper portion of medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle, 1 cun posterior to SP 9
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-2.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Spring at the Crook
TYPE:He-sea, Water, Tonification
LOCATION:Just superior to the medial end of the popliteal crease, in the depression posterior to the medial epicondyle of the femur when the knee is flexed, anterior to the tendons semitendinosus and semimembranosus, about 1 cun anterior to KD 10
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or sl. Posterior insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Yin Wrapping
TYPE:
LOCATION:4 cun above the medial epicondyle of femur and LV 8, in the depression between vastus medialis and sartorius muscles
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or 45° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-2.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Foot Five Measures; Leg Five Miles
TYPE:
LOCATION:3 cun directly below ST 30 on lateral border of abductor longus muscle
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or 45° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.5-1.5 cun