The acupuncture point "ST 34" , 梁丘, is represented by "Liangqiu" in pinyin and "Beam Hill" in english and may be found:
With knee flexed, 2 cun above the superior lateral border of the patella on the line connecting with the ASIS.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
St 34 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. ST34, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Spleen Qi Deficiency, Stomach Food Stagnation and/or Stomach Rebellious Qi
ST 34 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Abdominal Pain, Acid Reflux Disease (GERD), Breast Distention, Knee Pain, Leg Pain, Parkinson's Disease (PD) and/or Vomiting