Urinary Bladder 61 (UB 61)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Pucan, Subservient Visitor
Posterior and inferior to the external malleolus, directly below Kunlun (UB 60), in the depression of calcaneum at the junction of the red and white skin.
Muscular atrophy and weakness of the lower extremities, pain in the heel.
Frees channels and quickens the connecting vessels, disperses swelling, relieves pain.
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