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Fuyang BL59: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Fuyang BL59: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Fuyang BL59: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
May 12
12:42 2019
Yang here means "exterior and superior". Fuyang is on the superior aspect of the tarsus and on the lateral aspect of the leg.

Fuyang-BL59

Nomenclature:

Fu: tarsus Yang: yang of yin-yang
Yang here means “exterior and superior”. Fuyang is on the superior aspect of the tarsus and on the lateral aspect of the leg.
Point: BL59
Chinese Name: 跗阳
English Name/ Meaning: Instep Yang
Pinyin: fū yáng
Han Geul 한글: bu yang 부양
Romaji: fu yō
Vietnamese: Phụ dương

Location:

This point lies three (3) cun directly above Kulun (BL60).

Functions of Fuyang BL59:

  • Disperse wind damp in the channel and connecting vessels.
  • Clears the channel.
  • Invigorates Yang Qiao Mai.
  • Strengthens the back.

Indications:

Heavy sensation of the head, headache, low back pain, redness and swelling of the external mallelous, paralysis of the lower extremities.

Method:

Perpendicular insertion 1 to 1.5 cun.

Remarks:

  • Xi-cleft point.
  • Crossing point.

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