SI-15 (Jian Zhong Shu)

SI9-SI15

Chinese Name:

Jianzhongshu 肩中俞

English translation:

Middle Shoulder Shu

Location:

On the back, 2 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of C7.

Indications:

Pain in the shoulder and back, cough, asthma, hemoptysis

Functions:

Descends Lung Qi, activates the meridian, alleviates pain.

Needling:

Oblique insertion .5 - .8 cun.