The acupuncture point "GV 15" , 啞門, is represented by "Ya Men" in pinyin and "Mute's Gate" in english and may be found:
.5 cun above the midpoint of the PHL in a depression below the spinous process of C1.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
GV 15 has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Avoid Moxa (MX)
No Deep Needling (NDN)
Gv 15 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
Explore gv 15 functional grouping theory - Four Seas, or read all point categories and related theory.
While not necessarily valid clinically, EX Huatuojiaji at C2 (C2 innervates the forehead and the frontal lobe. …) and UB 10 (Relieves pain - neck issues, stiffness, ROM, occi…) are nearby.
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