EX Shiqizhui (Josen)

Acupuncture Point Theory

EX Shiqizhui (Josen) Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "EX Shiqizhui (Josen)" is represented by "Shiqizhui" in pinyin and "17th Vertebrae" in english and may be found:

Below the spinous process of L5 on the posterior midline.


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

  • Lower back/body issues - back pain, sciatica, pain of the lower limbs.
  • Reactive in many gynecological conditions - useful local point

While not necessarily valid clinically, UB 30 (Local point for low back, sacrum, tailbone and/or…) are nearby.

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