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TRANSLATION:Knee Gate
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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
TCM ACTION:Dispels Wind-Damp, invigorates Qi and Blood, benefits the knee and relaxes the sinews
INDICATIONS:Swelling and pain of the knee, pain of the inner aspect of the knee radiating to the patella, crane's knee wind, wind painful obstruction, difficulty in flexing and extending the knee, cold damp pouring downwards, abdominal pain, pain of the throat
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