UB 62

Acupuncture Point Theory

UB 62 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "UB 62" , 申脈, is represented by "Shen Mai" in pinyin and "Extending Vessel" in english and may be found:

In a depression directly below the external malleolus.


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

  • With SI 3 for low back pain, difficulty walking, spinal problems as well as wind-cold effecting the taiyang channels: stiff neck a/or shoulders, occipital headache, etc.
  • Insomnia, nervousness (especially late at night), combine with KD 6.


Ub 62 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:

Explore ub 62 functional groupings theory - Extraordinary Master-Coupled and/or Ghost Point.

While not necessarily valid clinically, KD 6 (Sore throat from any etiology, especially empty h…) are nearby.

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