The acupuncture point "KD 2" , 然谷, is represented by "Rangu" in pinyin and "Blazing Valley" in english and may be found:
Anterior and Inferior to the medial malleolus in a depression on the lower border of the tuberosity of the navicular bone.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Kd 2 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
Explore kd 2 functional grouping theory - Five Shu, 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. KD2, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Kidney Yin Deficiency
KD 2 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Fear, Genital Pain - Swelling, Impotence (Erectile Dysfunction), Irregular Menstruation, Irritability, Night Sweats (Sleep Hyperhidrosis), Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), Sore Throat, Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease) and/or Uterine Prolapse
While not necessarily valid clinically, SP 4 (Excess pathologies of the ST and Intestines - sev…), ST 42 (Issues on the upper end of the channel (i.e. mout…) and UB 63 (Local Point. ) are nearby.
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