SI-14 (Jian Wai Shu)

SI9-SI15

Chinese Name:

Jianwaishu 肩外俞

English translation:

Outer Shoulder Shu

Location:

On the back, 3 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of T1.

Indications:

Aching of shoulder and back.
Stiffness and spasms of nape, upper limb cold and painful.
Occipital neuralgia, hemiplegia, pleurisy.

Functions:

Activates the meridian, benefits the shoulder and scapula, alleviates pain.

Needling:

Oblique insertion .5 - .8 cun.