Urinary Bladder 36 (UB 36)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Chengfu, Receiving Support
In the middle of the transverse gluteal fold. Locate the point in prone position.
Pain in the lower back and gluteal region, constipation, muscular atrophy, pain, numbness and motor impairment of the lower extremities.
Soothes the sinews and quickens the connecting vessels.
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