UB59 (Urinary Bladder 59) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Fuyang
English Name: Instep Yang

Location: 3 cun directly above Kunlun (UB60)


Point of the Yang Heel vessel, accumulation point of the Yang Heel vessel.


Removes obstructions from the channel, invigorates the Yang Heel vessel, strengthens the back.


Heavy sensation of the head, headache, low back pain, redness and swelling of the external malleolus, paralysis of the lower extremities.


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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