Acupuncture Point Theory
The acupuncture point "ST 28" , 水道, is represented by "Shuidao" in pinyin and "Waterway" in english and may be found:
2 cun lateral to the AML level with CV 4.
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. ST28, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Bladder Damp Heat
ST 28 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Cysts, Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual Pain - Cramps), Fibroids, Infertility, Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease) and/or Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
While not necessarily valid clinically, CV 4 (Generally, useful for deficiencies of Yin, Yang, …), GB 27 (GB 26, GB 27 & GB 28 are all useful points on the…) and KD 13 (KD 11, KD 12, KD 13, KD 14 & KD 15 all inters…) are nearby.