UB-37 (Yin Men)

UB36-UB40

Chinese Name:

Yinmen 殷门

English translation:

Gate of Abundance

Location:

On the posterior aspect of the thigh, 6 cun below UB 36, on the line connecting UB 36 and UB 40.

Indications:

Pain in the lower back and thigh, muscular atrophy, pain, numbness and motor impairment of the lower extremities, hemiplegia.

Functions:

Activates the meridian, benefits the lumbar area, relieves pain.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 2.0 cun.