SI-10 (Nao Shu)

SI9-SI15

Chinese Name:

Naoshu 臑俞

English translation:

Upper Arm Shu

Location:

On the shoulder, directly above the posterior end of the axillary fossa, in the depression inferior to the scapular spine.

Classification:

Crossing point of the Small Intestine and Urinary Bladder Meridians, and the Yang Wei and Yang Qiao Vessels

Indications:

Aching and weakness of shoulder and arm.
Swelling of shoulder, swelling of neck, hypertension, hemiplegia.
Chills and fever, excessive sweating.

Functions:

Activates the meridian, alleviates pain, benefits the shoulder.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.5 cun.