UB56 (Urinary Bladder 56) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Chengjin
English Name: -

Location: On the line connecting Weizhong (UB40) and Chengshan (UB57), in the centre of the belly of m. gastrocnemius, 5 cun below Weizhong (UB40).


Spasm of the gastrocnemius, haemorrhoids, acute lower back pain.


Point indications have been used from the book Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.

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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