Theory

GB 38 - Acupuncture Point - Yang Fu


GB 38 Names

  • English Name: Yang Assistance
  • Pinyin Name: Yang Fu
  • Chinese Character: 陽輔

Location

  • 4 cun above the tip of the external malleolus, slightly anterior to the anterior border of the fibula between extensor digitorum longus and peroneous brevis
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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GB 38 Clinical Uses

  • Moving point for GB channel issues - pain, heat, stagnation along the channel.
  • Fire Point - useful for treating the fever period of Shao Yang stage diseases (alternating fever and chills)



GB 38 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

  • There are no patterns associated at this time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



GB 38 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

  • No Linked Conditions At This Time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


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