ST-32 (Fu Tu)

ST31-ST34

Chinese name:

Futu 伏兔

English translation:

Crouching Rabbit

Location:

On the anterior aspect of the thigh, on the line connecting the anterior superior iliac spine and the lower lateral border of the patella, 6 cun above the patella.

Indications:

Pain in the lumbar and iliac region, coldness of the knee, paralysis or motor impairment and pain of the lower extremities, beriberi.

Functions:

Frees obstructions in the meridian, dispels Wind-Damp, alleviates pain.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 2.0 cun.