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Bingfeng SI12 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Bingfeng SI12 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Bingfeng SI12 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
November 21
12:41 2018
Bingfeng-SI12

Bingfeng-SI12

Nomenclature:

Bing : to receive Feng: Pathogenic wind
Bingfeng Is located at a place where it is easily invaded by the pathogenic wind.

Point: SI-12
Chinese Name: 秉風
English Name/Meaning: Grasping the Wind
Pinyin: bǐng fēng
Han Geul 한글: byeong pung 병풍
Romaji: hei fū
Vietnamese: Bỉnh phong

Location:

In the centre of the supra-scapular fossa, directly above SI11(Tianzhong), in a depression formed when the arm is raised.

Functions and indications of Bingfeng:

Benefits the sinew and reduces pain so is beneficial for pain in scapular region, numbness and aching of the upper extremities, motor impairment of the shoulder and arm.

Method:

Oblique medial insertion towards the spine 0.5 to 1 cun.

Remarks:

Meeting point of Small Intestine, Large Intestine, Triple energizer and Gallbladder channel

Good for rotator cuff.

Precautions:

Deep perpendicular insertion, especially in thin patients, carries a substantial risk of inducing a pneumothorax.

Read about other points of Small Intestine Meridian:

SI1-Shaoze-少泽      SI2-Qiangu-前谷       SI3-Houxi-後溪     SI4-Wangu-腕骨     SI5-Yanggu-阳谷       SI6-Yanglao-养老         SI7-Zhizheng-支正      SI8-Xiaohai-小海    SI9-Jianzhen-肩贞        SI10-Naoshu-臑俞       SI11-Tianzhong-天宗   SI13-Quyuan-曲垣        SI14-Jianwaishu-肩外俞           SI15-Jianzhongshu-肩中俞         SI16-Tianchuang-天窗         SI17-Tianrong-天容       SI18-Quanliao-颧髎         SI19-Tinggong-听宫

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