The acupuncture point "HT 5" , 通里, is represented by "Tong Li" in pinyin and "Connecting Li" in english and may be found:
1 cun above the wrist crease on the radial side of the flexor carpi ulnaris tendon, on the HT 3 - HT 7 line.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Ht 5 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
Explore ht 5 functional grouping theory - YuanLuo, or read all point categories and related theory.
A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. HT5, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Heart Blood Stagnation
HT 5 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Anxiety, Arm Pain, Depression, Incontinence, Loss of Voice, Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstrual Bleeding), Palpitations, Sore Throat, Stuttering, Vocal Problems and/or Wrist Pain
While not necessarily valid clinically, LU 8 (Not as broad of an effect as LU 7, still useful f…) are nearby.
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