Lower Extremity Regional Points
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jwochi on December 31, 2009
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Ren Mo and Du Mo in yellow
3-star acupuncture points are denoted by large dots.
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Dorsum of foot in depression just distal to 1st and 2nd intermetatarsal joints. Slide finger proximal and it is where you can't go any further up in interosseus space.
Midway between prominence of medial malleolus and Achilles tendon in depression posterior to pulsation of posterior tibial artery.
Midway between prominence of lateral malleolus and Achilles tendon.
Anterior of ankle between extensor digitorum longus laterally and extensor hallucis longus medially at level of tip of lateral malleolus.
Depression 3 cuns above prominence of medial malleolus, posterior to the medial border of tibia. Intersection of Yin of Leg (SP, KI and LR). DO NOT NEEDLE IN PREGNANCY.
3 cuns above prominence of lateral malleolus in groove anterior to peroneus longus.
On medial leg in depression posterior and inferior to medial tibial epicondyle. Between medial margin of tibia and medial head of gastrocnemius.
On medial thigh 2 cuns above superomedial angle of patella in vastus medialis muscle.
3 cuns below inferior border of patella and 1 cun lateral from tibial tuberosity.
2 cuns above superolateral angle of patella between rectus femoris and vastus lateralis muscle.
On medial knee in depression superior to condyle of tibia and posterior to medial epicondyle of femur. Anterior to semimembranosus and semitendinosus tendons and posterior to sartorius.
Lateral and superior to knee in depression between tendon of biceps femoris and iliotibial band.
Lateral leg in depression anterior and inferior to head of fibula.
On medial popliteal fossa at level of BL40 in depression between semitendinosus and semimembranosus muscles with patient supine or lateral to both tendons with patient prone.
Midpoint of popliteal crease.
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- "ST41" image
- "SP6" image
- "GB39" image
- "SP9" image
- "SP10" image
- "ST36" image
- "ST34" image
- "LR8" image
- "GB33" image
- "GB34" image
- "KI10" image
- "BL40" image
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