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Home > Education > Acupuncture Point Location > Urinary Bladder Meridian > UB 55

Urinary Bladder 55

Chinese Name: Heyang (English translation: Yang Union)

Location: On the posterior aspect of the lower leg, 2 cun below UB 40, on the line connecting UB 40 and UB 57.


  • Lumbar stiffness and pain, pain, numbness and weakness of the lower extremities
  • Hernia
  • Metrorrhagia, metrostaxis

Functions: Activates the meridian, stops uterine bleeding, relieves genital pain, alleviates pain.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 2.0 cun.

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