GB 31

Acupuncture Point Theory

GB 31 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "GB 31" , 風市, is represented by "Feng Shi" in pinyin and "Wind Market" in english and may be found:

On the midline of the lateral aspect of the thigh, 7 cun above the transverse popliteal crease, when patient is standing erect with hands close to sides the point is at the tip of their middle finger.

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

  • Lateral and posterior leg issues - sciatica, weakness, numbness, post-stroke symptoms of lower limbs.
  • Red, itchy, skin disorders from wind a/or dampness anywhere on the body.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Sciatic nerve issues, lower back pain, leg muscle issues.

While not necessarily valid clinically, ST 32 (ST 31, ST 32 & ST 33 are all useful for Bi-Sy…) are nearby.

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