Bing : to receive Feng: Pathogenic wind
Bingfeng Is located at a place where it is easily invaded by the pathogenic wind.
Chinese Name: 秉風
English Name/Meaning: Grasping the Wind
Pinyin: bǐng fēng
Han Geul 한글: byeong pung 병풍
Romaji: hei fū
Vietnamese: Bỉnh phong
In the centre of the supra-scapular fossa, directly above SI11(Tianzhong), in a depression formed when the arm is raised.
Functions and indications of Bingfeng:
Benefits the sinew and reduces pain so is beneficial for pain in scapular region, numbness and aching of the upper extremities, motor impairment of the shoulder and arm.
Oblique medial insertion towards the spine 0.5 to 1 cun.
Meeting point of Small Intestine, Large Intestine, Triple energizer and Gallbladder channel
Good for rotator cuff.
Deep perpendicular insertion, especially in thin patients, carries a substantial risk of inducing a pneumothorax.
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 SI11-Tianzhong-天宗 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