LI-12 (Zhou Liao)

Li11-Li15

Chinese Name:

Zhouliao 肘髎

English translation:

Elbow Crevice

Location:

With the elbow flexed, the point is on the lateral side of the arm, on the border of the humerus, 1 cun above LI 11.

Indications:

Aching, numbness and spasm of the elbow and arm. *Good point for Tennis Elbow.

Functions:

Pain of shoulders, arms and elbows, numbness of upper arms, contracture, somnolence.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun.


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