UB-29 (Zhong Lu Shu)

UB11-UB35

Chinese Name:

Zhonglushu 中膂俞

English translation:

Central Spine Shu

Location:

In the region of the sacrum, 1.5 cun lateral to the middle sacral crest, at the level of the 3rd posterior sacral foramen.

Indications:

Dysentry, hernia, stiffness and pain of the lower back.

Functions:

Strengthens the lower back, dispels cold, relieves diarrhea.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.