Acupuncture Point Theory
The acupuncture point "LU 2" , 雲門, is represented by "Yun Men" in pinyin and "Cloud Gate" in english and may be found:
6 cun lateral to the anterior midline, below the clavicle in a depression medial to the coracoid process.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
LU 2 has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
No Deep Needling (NDN)
A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. LU2, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Lung Qi Deficiency
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