SI9 (Small Intestine 9) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Jianzhen
English Name: Shoulder Faithful

Location: With the arm adducted, this point can be found 1 cun above the posterior end of the axillary fold.

Primary Indications:

Pain in the scapular region.

Tertiary Indications:

Pain and motor impairment of hand and arm, tinnitus, deafness.

Other Indications:

Pain in supraclavicular fossa, scrofula, headache, toothache, swelling of the mandible, excessive perspiration in armpit, fever after catching cold - the patient presents with deafness/tinnitus and sensation of cold and pain the scapular region.


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 Small Intestine channel:

(SI1, SI2, SI3, SI4, SI5, SI6, SI7, SI8, SI9, SI10, SI11, SI12, SI13, SI14, SI15, SI16, SI17, SI18, SI19)

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