UB-56 (Cheng Jin)

UB40_UB55-UB60

Chinese Name:

Chengjin 承筋

English translation:

Undertaking Tendon

Location:

On the posterior aspect of the lower leg, 5 cun below UB 40, on the line connecting UB 40 and UB 57, in the center of the belly of m. gastrocnemius.

Indications:

Spasm of the gastrocnemius, haemorrhoids, acute lower back pain.

Functions:

Relaxes the sinews, activates the meridian, treats the heel and foot.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.