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Urinary Bladder Meridian (Toot Tai Yang) Points

UB-56 (Cheng Jin)


Chinese Name:

Chengjin 承筋

English translation:

Undertaking Tendon


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.


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


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


Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.

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