UB28 (Urinary Bladder 28) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Pangguangshu
English Name: Bladder Shu

Location: 1.5 cun lateral to the midline of the sacrum at the level of the second sacral foramen.


Back-Shu point for the Bladder.


Regulates the Bladder, dispels Wind and eliminates Dampness, benefits the lumbar vertebrae, reinforces the lower origin.

Primary Indications:

Enuresis, low back and sacral pain and stiffness.

Tertiary Indications:

Lin syndrome/urinary retention, diarrhea, constipation, diabetes, sciatica, genital swelling/sores, cold weak knees and lower legs, xu fatigue, spleen xu: poor digestion, seminal emission, female abdominal masses.

Other Indications:

Wind in the head with stiffness of spinal column, wind patterns, abdominal fullness, metritis, ovaritis, beriberi, cold abscess.


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 Urinary Bladder channel:

(UB1, UB2, UB3, UB4, UB5, UB6, UB7, UB8, UB9, UB10, UB11, UB12, UB13, UB14, UB15, UB16, UB17, UB18, UB19, UB20, UB21, UB22, UB23, UB24, UB25, UB26, UB27, UB28, UB29, UB30, UB31, UB32, UB33, UB34, UB35, UB36, UB37, UB38, UB39, UB40, UB41, UB42, UB43, UB44, UB45, UB46, UB47, UB48, UB49, UB50, UB51, UB52, UB53, UB54, UB55, UB56, UB57, UB58, UB59, UB60, UB61, UB62, UB63, UB64, UB65, UB66, UB67)

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