Small Intestine 12 (SI 12)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Bingfeng, Grasping Wind
In the center of the suprascapular fossa, directly above Tianzong (SI 11). When the arm is lifted, the point is at the site of the depression.
Pain in the scapular region, numbness and aching of the upper extremeties, motor impairment of the shoulder and arm.
Frees the channels and quickens the connecting vessels.
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