The acupuncture point "PC 8" , 勞宮, is represented by "Lao Gong" in pinyin and "Palace of Toil" in english and may be found:
At the center of the palm between the 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones closer to the radial side of the 3rd, where the tip of the middle finger falls when a loose fist is made.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Pc 8 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
While not necessarily valid clinically, HT 8 (HT Fire effecting the SI effecting the UB, heat d…) are nearby.