The acupuncture point "EX Huatuojiaji at T11" , 華佗夾脊, is represented by "Huatuojiaji" in pinyin and "Sides of Spine at T11" in english and may be found:
.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous processes of T11
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
- T11 innervates the small intestine and is used for a range of digestive and assimilation issues and with related factors edema in the abdomen or lower part of the body.
- Used extensively within the Tam Healing System and Tong Ren Therapy. May be needled and used with tuina and/or tonren therapy.
EX Huatuojiaji at T11 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Digestive Issues and/or Malabsorption