The acupuncture point "UB 33" , 中髎, is represented by "Zhong Liao" in pinyin and "Central Bone Hole" in english and may be found:
On the sacrum medial and inferior to UB 32, level with the 3rd PSF.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
UB 33 has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Cautions with pregnancy (PG)
A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. UB33, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Kidney Qi Deficiency
UB 33 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Amenorrhea (Absence of Menstruation), Back Pain, Constipation, Diarrhea, Infertility, Irregular Menstruation and/or Leukorrhea