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Acupuncture Points - San Jiao 15

Chinese Name: Tianliao (English translation: Celestial Crevice)

Location: On the region of the scapula, midway between GB 21 and SI 13, on the superior angle of the scapula.

Classification: Crossing point of the San Jiao Meridian and the Yang Wei Vessel.


  • Pain of the shoulder and arm, acute neck rigidity

Functions: Activates the meridian, alleviates pain, dispels Wind-Damp.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion .5 - .8 cun.



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