Auricular Acupuncture - Vertebral Spine and Anterior Body Points

Auricular Theory

Below the location image you will find a brief description of each of the points.

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Vertebral Spine & Anterior Body Point Functions

  • Vertebral Spine and Anterior Body:
  • Cervical Vertebrae - neck strain, headaches
  • Thoracic Vertebrae - upper/lower back pain
  • Lumbar Vertebrae - low back pain, sciatica
  • Sacral Vertebrae - low back pain, sciatica
  • Buttocks - buttocks/low back pain, sciatica
  • Neck - neck tension, sore throats
  • Pelvic Girdle - groin pain, low back pain
  • Clavicle - chest pain, upper back pain
  • Chest - chest pain, angina
  • Breast - premenstrual breast tenderness, breast cancer
  • Leg and Foot:
  • Hip - hip pain, low back pain
  • Knee - knee pain, broken knee
  • Ankle - ankle pain, swollen ankle
  • Heel - heel pain, foot pain
  • Toes - strained toe, inflammed toe
  • Arm and Hand:
  • Thumb - sprained thumb
  • Fingers - pain in fingers, arthritis
  • Hand - pain a/or swelling in hand
  • Wrist - swelling in wrist, reduce carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Forearm - forearm pain, tennis elbow
  • Elbow - pain in elbow joint, tennis elbow
  • Shoulder - pain in shoulder, arthritis
  • Master Shoulder - pain/strain in shoulder

Sources and More Information

The information on our site is drawn from our own lecture notes and clinical experience. The following lecture notes were used within this section:

  • Harstein, Rachel: New England School of Acupuncture, Acupuncture Microsystems Lecture Notes

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