GB33 (Gall Bladder 33) - Acupuncture Point Information
Chinese Name: Xiyangguan
English Name: Knee Yang Hinge
Location: When the knee is extended, the point is 3 cun above Yanglinquan (GB34) lateral to the knee joint, in the depression between the tendon of biceps femoris and the femur.
Dispels Wind-Cold (treats Bi syndrome), soothes the tendons, relieves pain.
Swelling and pain of knee.
Contracture of tendons in popliteal fossa, numbness of leg, foot swelling, paralysis of lower limbs.
Vomiting, arthritis, sciatic neuralgia.
This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.
View other points on the Gall Bladder channel:
(GB1, GB2, GB3, GB4, GB5, GB6, GB7, GB8, GB9, GB10, GB11, GB12, GB13, GB14, GB15, GB16, GB17, GB18, GB19, GB20, GB21, GB22, GB23, GB24, GB25, GB26, GB27, GB28, GB29, GB30, GB31, GB32, GB33, GB34, GB35, GB36, GB37, GB38, GB39, GB40, GB41, GB42, GB43, GB44)
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