The acupuncture point "KD 4" , 大鐘, is represented by "Dazhong" in pinyin and "Large Goblet" in english and may be found:
Posterior and inferior to the medial malleolus in a depression anterior to the medial attachment of the achilles tendon.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Kd 4 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. KD4, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Heart Yin Deficiency and/or Shen Disturbance
While not necessarily valid clinically, LV 4 (Generally, moves stagnation and clears heat - Hep…), SP 5 (Tonifies the spleen and resolves dampness - letha…) and UB 60 (Main point for pain anywhere along the spine (UB …) are nearby.