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Zhouliao LI12 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

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Zhouliao LI12 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

Zhouliao LI12 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication
October 11
12:36 2018
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Zhouliao-LI12

Nomenclature:

Zhou: elbow Liao: foramen

Zhouliao is at the elbow and close to the foramen.

Point Name: LI-12
Chinese Name: 肘髎
English Name/ Meaning: Elbow Bone Hole
Pinyin: zhǒu liáo
Han Geul 한글: ju ryo 주료
Romaji: chū ryō?
Vietnamese: Trữu liêu

Location :

When the elbow is flexed, this point is located in the depression 1 cun proximal to and 1 cun lateral to LI11, on the border of the humerus.

Functions :

Courses channel and connecting vessels.

Indications :

Pain, numbness and contracture of the elbow and arm.

Method :

Vertically 0.5–1 cun, needle insertion between the border of the humerus and the flexor muscles in a medial direction.

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