Urinary Bladder 37 (UB 37)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Yinmen, Huge Gate (Gate of Abundance)
6 cun below to Chengfu (UB 36) on th eline joining Chengfu (UB 36) and Weizhong (UB 40).
Pain in the lower back and thigh, muscular atrophyk pain, numbness and motor impairment of the lower extremities, hemiplegia.
Strengthens the lumbar spine, soothes the sinews and quickens the connecting vessels, relieves pain.
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