The acupuncture point "GB 44" , 足竅陰, is represented by "Zu Qiao Yin" in pinyin and "Foot Portal Yin" in english and may be found:
.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the lateral side of the 4th toe
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Gb 44 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
While not necessarily valid clinically, ST 45 (Release heat a/or move stagnation from the channe…) are nearby.