Acupuncture Point Theory
The acupuncture point "GB 41" , 足臨泣, is represented by "Zu Lin Qi" in pinyin and "Foot Overlooking Tears" in english and may be found:
Posterior to the 4th metatarsophalangeal joint in a depression lateral to the tendon of extensor digiti minimi
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Gb 41 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
While not necessarily valid clinically, ST 42 (Issues on the upper end of the channel (i.e. mout…) are nearby.