Theory

GV 8 - Acupuncture Point - Jin Suo


GV 8 Names

  • English Name: Sinew Contraction
  • Pinyin Name: Jin Suo
  • Chinese Character: 筋縮

Location


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GV 8 Clinical Uses

  • Reinforces Liver Back-shu (UB 18), special point for spasms in the sinews, general muscles tightness and contraction, spine stiffness, combine with GB 34, Huatuo of T9-T10, UB 18, LV 3, LV 8, LV 14.
  • Stress, irritability, physical heart pain, repressed anger, overly expressed anger.
  • Manic depression, epilepsy.
  • Mentioned for epigastric and cardiac pain.  


GV 8 Point Associations

None listed.


GV 8 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 8 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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