UB-41 (Fu Fen)

UB41-UB54

Chinese Name:

Fufen 附分

English translation:

Attached Branch

Location:

On the back, 3.0 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 2nd thoracic vertebra.

Classification:

Crossing point of the Urinary Bladder and Small Intestine Meridians

Indications:

Stiffness and pain of the shoulder, back and neck, numbness of the elbow and arm.

Functions:

Activates the meridian, dispels cold and wind, relieves pain.

Needling:

Oblique insertion .5 - .8 cun.