Small Intestine 14 (SI 14)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Jianwaishu, Outer Shoulder Shu
3 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the first thoracic vertebra where Taodao (Du 13) is located.
Aching of the shoulder and back, pain and rigidity of the neck.
Courses wind and quickens the conecting vessels, warms the channels and dissipates cold.
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