UB-58 (Fei Yang)

UB40_UB55-UB60

Chinese Name:

Feiyang 飞扬

English translation:

Raising Flight

Location:

On the posterior aspect of the lower leg, behind the external malleolus, 7 cun directly above UB 60, 1 cun inferior and lateral to UB 57.

Classification:

Luo-Connecting point of the Urinary Bladder Meridian

Indications:

Headache, blurring of vision, nasal obstruction, epistaxis, back pain, haemorrhoids, weakness of the leg.

Functions:

Expels Wind-Damp, harmonizes excess above and deficiency below, activates the meridian, alleviates pain.

Notes:

Luo-Connecting points of one meridian can communicate with two meridians. They treat diseases of the collaterals and can be used to treat chronic diseases, especially chronic diseases of the Zang-Fu organs. Clinically, Luo-Connecting points are often combined with Yuan-Source points in the treatment of diseases.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion .7 - 1.0 cun.


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