KD 8

Acupuncture Point Theory

KD 8 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "KD 8" , 交信, is represented by "Jiaoxin" in pinyin and "Intersection Reach" in english and may be found:

.5 cun anterior to KI 7, 2 cun above KI 3 posterior to the medial border of the tibia.


Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Issues of movement and mobility of the medial aspect of the lower limbs, ankle, heel - sprains, pain


Kd 8 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:

Explore kd 8 functional grouping theory - Xi Cleft.

KD 8 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Leg Pain

While not necessarily valid clinically, GB 39 (Hui Meeting of the Marrow - excess or deficiency …), SP 6 (Tonify Yin and Blood, all Spleen disorders. Dige…) and UB 59 (Acute pain a/or spasm of the Bladder a/or Yang Qi…) are nearby.

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