The acupuncture point "GV 16" , 風府, is represented by "Feng Fu" in pinyin and "Wind Mansion" in english and may be found:
1 cun directly above the midpoint of the PHL, directly below the occipital protuberance on the posterior midline of the head.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
GV 16 has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Avoid Moxa (MX)
No Deep Needling (NDN)
Gv 16 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
Explore gv 16 functional groupings theory - Four Seas, Sky Window and/or Ghost Point, or read all point categories and related theory.
While not necessarily valid clinically, EX Huatuojiaji at C1 (C1 innervates the top of the head and is an impor…) and UB 10 (Relieves pain - neck issues, stiffness, ROM, occi…) are nearby.
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