GB 29

Acupuncture Point Theory

GB 29 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "GB 29" , 居髎, is represented by "Ju Liao" in pinyin and "Squatting Bone Hole" in english and may be found:

In a depression at the midpoint between the prominence of the greater trochanter and the ASIS


Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Hip pain, especially with pain radiating from the hips, sciatica.
  • Shoulder pain, using the opposite joints needling method


Gb 29 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:

  • Intersection Point of the GB & Yang Qiao Meridians

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