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Tianzong SI11 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

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Tianzong SI11 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

Tianzong SI11 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication
November 19
15:07 2018
Tianzong-SI11

Tianzong-SI11

Nomenclature:

Tian: upper              Zong: respect
Tianzong means an important point on the upper part of the body.

Point: SI-11
Chinese Name: 天宗
Name: Tianzong
English Name/Meaning: Heavenly Gathering
Pinyin: tiān zōng
Han Geul 한글: cheon jong 천종
Romaji: ten sō
Vietnamese: Thiên tông

Location:

In the region of the scapular, in the depression of the center of subscapular fossa, level with the 4th thoracic vertebra.

Indication:

  • Tianzhong is mostly used for shoulder pain (most of shoulder pain patients feel very tender in Tianzhong).
  • Tianzhong is also beneficial in exterior syndrome: breathing problems.
  • Also used in front breast tenderness, Mastitis.

Method:

Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1 cun.

Precaution:

For thin conditions, oblique puncture is recommended.

 

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       SI12-Bingfeng-秉風            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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