Theory

GV 1 - Acupuncture Point - Chang Qiang


GV 1 Names

  • English Name: Long Strong
  • Pinyin Name: Chang Qiang
  • Chinese Character: 長強

Location

  • Midway between the tip of the coccyx bone and the anus.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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GV 1 Clinical Uses

  • Main point for hemorrhoids from excess or deficiency, anal prolapse, analfissure; otherr hemorrhoid points: UB 25, UB 30, UB 32, UB 35, UB 57, Erbai.
  • Diarrhea with or without blood in the stools, constipation.
  • Important point for genitourinary disorders, for the five types of painful urinary disorder (Five Lin), urinary retention, sexual exhaustion, impotence, seminal emission.
  • Main point for disorders of the coccyx. Injuries to the coccyx will generally cause the tip of the coccyx to point more ventrally, to deviate to one side, or both, affecting the energetics of the spine and the whole body.
  • A strong descending action on spirit disorders - epilepsy, manic depression.  


GV 1 Point Associations

  • Luo-connecting Point of the Governing Vessel
  • Intersecting Point of the Governing Vessel, Conception Vessel, Kidney & Gall Bladder Channels

GV 1 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".



GV 1 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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