Acupuncture Point Theory
The acupuncture point "GB 20" , 風池, is represented by "Feng Chi" in pinyin and "Wind Pool" in english and may be found:
In a depression between the upper portion of the sternocleidomastoid muscle and the trapezius, level with GV 16
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Gb 20 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
While not necessarily valid clinically, EX Huatuojiaji at C1 (C1 innervates the top of the head and is an impor…), EX Huatuojiaji at C3 (C3 innervates the eyes, sinuses, temporal lobe ar…) and UB 10 (Relieves pain - neck issues, stiffness, ROM, occi…) are nearby.