Ju: huge Gu:bone
The clavicle was called JUGU in ancient times. This point is close to its acromial end.
Chinese Name: 巨骨
English Name/ Meaning: Great Bone
Pinyin: jù gǔ
Han Geul 한글: geo gol 거골
Romaji: ko kotsu
Vietnamese: Ngự cốt
On the upper aspect of the shoulder, in the depression medial to the acromion process and between the lateral extremity of the clavicle and the scapular spine.
Courses channel and connecting vessels.
Indications of Jugu :
Local problems: pain and motor impairment of the upper extremities, pain in the shoulder and back.
Perpendicular or oblique (lateral) insertion 0.5 to 1 cun.
Crossing point of Yang-qiao vessel
Avoid deep medial puncturing particularly in thin patients as deep medial insertion carries a risk of causing pneumothorax.