SJ14 (Sanjiao 14) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Jianliao
English Name: Shoulder Crevice

Location: Posterior and inferior to the acromion, in the depression about 1 cun posterior to Jianyu (CO15).


A major local point for the shoulder joint.

Primary Indications:

Heavy sensation of the shoulder with pain in the arm.

Other Indications:

Stiff neck, hypertension, urticaria, headache, hemiplegia, excessive sweating, goitre.


This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.

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