The acupuncture point "GB 40" , 丘墟, is represented by "Qiu Xu" in pinyin and "Hill Ruins" in english and may be found:
Anterior and inferior to the external malleolus in a depression on the lateral side of the tendon of extensor digitorum longus
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Gb 40 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
While not necessarily valid clinically, ST 41 (Opposite end of channel issues (i.e. head/face) -…) are nearby.