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Xiguan LR7 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Xiguan LR7 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Xiguan LR7 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
October 23
12:21 2018
Xiguan-LR7

Xiguan-LR7

Nomenclature:

Xi: knee Guan: joint
Xiguan is in the vicinity of the knee joint.

Point: LR-7
Chinese Name: 膝關
Pinyin: xī guān
English Name/Meaning: Knee Joint
Han Geul 한글: seul gwan 슬관
Romaji: shitsu kan
Vietnamese: Tất quan

Location:

Posterior and inferior to the medial condyle of the tibia, in the upper portion of the medial head of m.gastrocnemius, 1 cun posterior to SP 9 .

Functions and indications of xiguan:

Benefits the knee so is beneficial for various knee problems: knee pain, swelling of knee joint, Arthritis of Knee.

Method:

Perpendicular insertion 1 to 2 cun.

Read about other points of Liver Meridian:

LR1-Dadun-大敦   LR2-Xingjian-行间    LR3-Taichong-太冲    LR4-Zhongfeng-中封    LR5-Ligou-蠡沟    LR6-Zhongdu-中都     LR8-Ququan-曲泉    LR9-Yinbao- 阴包   LR10-Zuwuli-足五里    LR11-Yinlian-阴廉    LR12-Jimai-急脉    LR13-Zhangmen-章门    LR14-Qimen-期门

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