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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.

References:

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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