UB 56

Acupuncture Point Theory

UB 56 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "UB 56" , 承筋, is represented by "Cheng Jin" in pinyin and "Sinew Support" in english and may be found:

5 cun below UB 40 on the line connecting UB 40 - UB 57, midway between UB 55 and UB 57 in the center of the belly of the gastrocnemius.


Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Local Point.

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