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Gallbladder 29 (GB 29)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Juliano, Squatting Crevice (Bone Hole)

Location
In the depression of the midpoint between the anterosuperior iliac spine and the great trochanter.

Indications
Pain and numbness in the thigh and lumbar region, paralysis, muscular atrophy of the lower limbs.

Traditional Action
Removes obstructions from the channel.

Contraindications


References:

Maciocia, Giovanni.  The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989

O’Connor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981

Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.  Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.