Acupuncture Point Theory
The acupuncture point "ST 39" , 下巨虛, is represented by "Xiajuxu" in pinyin and "Lower Great Hollow" in english and may be found:
9 cun below ST 35, one finger width lateral from the anterior border of the tibia.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
St 39 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
ST 39 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Abdominal Pain, Breast Distention, Diarrhea, Dysentary, Leg Pain, Mastitis, Muscle Weakness and/or Muscular Dystrophy
While not necessarily valid clinically, GB 35 (Local Point. ), GB 36 (Mentioned in the Bronze Man for treating rabies w…), LV 5 (Genital Issues, especially damp-heat related infe…), LV 6 (Acute hepatitis. Pain along the channel, genital…), SP 7 (Local point. Continued muscle atrophy in the pre…) and UB 58 (Releases the exterior for wind/wind-cold conditio…) are nearby.