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Dubi ST35 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

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Dubi ST35 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

Dubi ST35 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication
August 18
14:49 2018
Dubi-ST35

Dubi-ST35

Nomenclature:

Du: claf Bi: Nose
The depression on the both side below the knee cap look like nostrils of a calf and the point is at the external foramen.

Point: ST-35
Chinese Name: 犊鼻
Name: Dubi
English Name/Meaning: Calf’s Nose
Pinyin: dú bí
Han Geul 한글: dok bi 독비
Romaji: toku bi
Vietnamese: Độc tị

Location:

Bend the knee, at the lower border of the knee cap, in the depression lateral to the patellar ligament.

Indication:

For diseases of the knee joint and the soft tissues.

Method:

  • With the knee flexed and supported by a rolled pillow:
  • Perpendicular insertion, directed towards BL40, 1 to 2 cun;
  • Oblique insertion in a medial and superior direction, behind the patella 1 to 2 cun,
  • Behind the patellar ligament to join with medial Xiyan.

Remarks:

Good for knee disorders.

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