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Home > Education > Acupuncture Point Location > Urinary Bladder Meridian > UB 39

Urinary Bladder 39

Chinese Name: Weiyang (English translation: Supporting Yang)

Location:  At the lateral end of the popliteal transverse crease, on the medial side of the tendon m. biceps femoris.

Classification:  Lower-He-Sea point of the San Jiao


  • Stiffness and pain of waist, lower abdominal distention, dysuria
  • Spasm and pain of the leg and foot, faint and syncope

Functions: Harmonizes the San Jiao, opens the water passages, benefits urination.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.

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