Small Intestine 6, Yang Lao
養老, yǎng lǎo, "Nursing the Aged"

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Pinyin Pronunciation:
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Reference Source
Reference Source:
Point Location:
  • CAM
Dorsal to the head of the ulna. When tile palm face the chest, the point is in the bony cleft on radial radial side of the styloid process of the ulna.
  • Deadman
When the palm of the hand is placed on the chest, this point is located on the dorsal aspect of the head of the ulna, in a cleft level with and to the radial side of the high point of the styloid process of the ulna.
How To Find It
Ask the patient to lie with their arm by their side and the hand prone. If the practitioner places a finger on the high point of the ulnar styloid and asks the patent to place their palm on their chest, the point is found in the cleft where the prac
The anastomotic branches of the posterior antebrachial cutaneous nerve and the dorsal branch of the ulnar nerve.
The terminal branches of the posterior interosseous artery and vein, the dorsal venous network of the wrist.
No cautions at this time
  • CAM
Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch.
  • Deadman
Oblique or tranverse oblique insertion distally or proximally 0.5 to 1 cun.

Special Groups:
  • Xi-Cleft Point - Small Intestine

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