UB39 (Urinary Bladder 39) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Weiyang
English Name: Crease Yang

Location: 1 cun lateral to Weizhong (UB40), on the medial border of the tendon of the biceps femoris muscle.


Lower He-Sea Point of Sanjiao.


Regulates the waterways, benefits the Bladder.

Primary Indications:

Cramp of leg and foot.

Tertiary Indications:

Low back pain and stiffness, lower abdominal distension, lin syndrome, incontinence of urine, haemorrhoids, axillary swelling.

Other Indications:

All types of syncopes, impotence, numbness, paralysis, fever in tuberculosis, spasms in general, very strong fullness in chest, fullness in chest or abdomen, edema, constipation.


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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