The acupuncture point "LV 3" , 太沖, is represented by "Tai Chong" in pinyin and "Great Surge" in english and may be found:
On the dorsum of the foot in a depression distal to the junctions of the 1st and 2nd metatarsal bones.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Lv 3 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
Explore lv 3 functional groupings theory - Shokanten - Nine Continent and/or YuanLuo, or read all point categories and related theory.
While not necessarily valid clinically, SP 3 (SP Qi and Yang Deficiency, especially those with …) and ST 43 (Similar actions to ST 44 but used less often - wi…) are nearby.
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