UB 59

Acupuncture Point Theory

UB 59 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "UB 59" , 跗陽, is represented by "Fu Yang" in pinyin and "Instep Yang" in english and may be found:

3 cun directly above UB 60.


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

  • Acute pain a/or spasm of the Bladder a/or Yang Qiao meridians.
  • Lateral ankle sprai.


Ub 59 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:

Explore ub 59 functional grouping theory - Xi Cleft.

While not necessarily valid clinically, KD 7 (Tonifies KD Yang, especially with respect to wate…) and KD 8 (Issues of movement and mobility of the medial asp…) are nearby.

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