Acupuncture Point Theory
The acupuncture point "UB 12" , 風門, is represented by "Feng Men" in pinyin and "Wind Gate" in english and may be found:
1.5 cun lateral to GV line, level with T2.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Ub 12 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. UB12, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold
While not necessarily valid clinically, EX Huatuojiaji at T2 (T2 innervates the bronchus and thymus gland and i…), SI 10 (Local point for shoulder and upper arm pain, swel…), SI 12 (Local point for shoulder, scapula and/or arm pain…), SI 13 (Local point for shoulder and/or scapular region p…) and UB 41 (Useful for dispelling cold and wind from the uppe…) are nearby.