Acupuncture Point Theory
The acupuncture point "LI 9" , 上廉, is represented by "Shang Lian" in pinyin and "Upper Ridge" in english and may be found:
3 cun below LI 11 on the LI 5 to LI 11 line.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. LI9, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Large Intestine Damp Heat
LI 9 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Abdominal Pain, Shoulder Pain, Tennis Elbow and/or Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease)