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SJ9 (Sanjiao 9) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Sidu
English Name: Four Canals

Location: When the hand is supine, this point can be found 5 cun below the olecranon, between the radius and the ulna.

Functions:

Major point for forearm pain (eg: tennis elbow).

Primary Indications:

Sudden loss of voice, deafness, toothache, forearm pain.

Other Indications:

Headache, vertigo, neuraesthenia, paralysis of upper limb, nephritis.

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 Sanjiao channel:

(SJ1, SJ2, SJ3, SJ4, SJ5, SJ6, SJ7, SJ8, SJ9, SJ10, SJ11, SJ12, SJ13, SJ14, SJ15, SJ16, SJ17, SJ18, SJ19, SJ20, SJ21, SJ22, SJ23)

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