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Jugu LI16 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

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Jugu LI16 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

Jugu LI16 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication
October 12
14:20 2018
Jugu-LI16

Jugu-LI16

Nomenclature:

Ju: huge Gu:bone
The clavicle was called JUGU in ancient times. This point is close to its acromial end.
Point: LI-16

Chinese Name: 巨骨
Name: Jugu
English Name/ Meaning: Great Bone
Pinyin: jù gǔ
Han Geul 한글: geo gol 거골
Romaji: ko kotsu
Vietnamese: Ngự cốt

Location :

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.

Functions :

Courses channel and connecting vessels.

Indications of Jugu :

Local problems: pain and motor impairment of the upper extremities, pain in the shoulder and back.

Method :

Perpendicular or oblique (lateral) insertion 0.5 to 1 cun.

Remarks :

Crossing point of Yang-qiao vessel

Precautions :

Avoid deep medial puncturing particularly in thin patients as deep medial insertion carries a risk of causing pneumothorax.

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