Acupuncture Point Theory
The acupuncture point "UB 36" , 承扶, is represented by "Cheng Fu" in pinyin and "Support" in english and may be found:
On posterior side of the thigh at the midpoint of the inferior gluteal crease (locate in prone position).
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. UB36, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Bladder Damp Heat
UB 36 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Back Pain, Genital Pain - Swelling, Hemorrhoids, Leg Pain, Sciatica, Seminal Emission and/or Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease)