UB 57

Acupuncture Point Theory

UB 57 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "UB 57" , 承山, is represented by "Cheng Shan" in pinyin and "Mountain Support" in english and may be found:

8 cun below UB 40 in a pointed depression below the gastrocnemius when leg is stretched or heel is lifted.


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

  • Main point for hemorrhoids from any etiology.
  • Main point for pain, swelling a/or cramping of the calf.
  • Heel a/or foot pain from trauma but also from paralysis a/or neurological disorder.

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