Urinary Bladder 41 (UB 41)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Fufen, Attached Branch
3 cun lateral to the Du Meridian, at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the second thoracic vertebra, on the spinal border of the scapula.
Stiffness and pain of the shoulder, back and neck, numbness of the elbow and arm.
Courses wind and dissipates cold, soothes the sinews and quickens the conecting vessels.
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