Theory

KD 8 - Acupuncture Point - Jiaoxin


KD 8 Names

  • English Name: Intersection Reach
  • Pinyin Name: Jiaoxin
  • Chinese Character: 交信

Location

  • .5 cun anterior to KI 7, 2 cun above KI 3 posterior to the medial border of the tibia.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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KD 8 Clinical Uses

  • Issues of movement and mobility of the medial aspect of the lower limbs, ankle, heel - sprains, pain



KD 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".



KD 8 Conditions Treated

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

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


Nearby Acupuncture Points

SP 6

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  • SP 6  Three Yin Intersection
    • Tonify Yin and Blood, all Spleen disorders.
    • Digestive disorders, sinking/prolapse.
    • Gynecological issues, male sexual issues, difficult labor (expel fetus).
    • Menstrual issues (irregular, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea).
    • Bleeding disorders, uterine bleeding, cool blood in hot skin diseases.
    • Insomnia, palpitations, and other anxiety related emotions.
    • Dizziness, hypertension.

UB 59

  • UB 59  Instep Yang
    • Acute pain a/or spasm of the Bladder a/or Yang Qiao meridians.
    • Lateral ankle sprai.

GB 39

  • GB 39  Suspended Bell (alt. Severed Bone)
    • Hui Meeting of the Marrow - excess or deficiency conditions effecting the bone marrow, ligaments, tendons, muscles a/or bones - pain, spasms, numbness, weakness.
    • Chronic Bi or Wei syndromes especially with KD Deficiency - thought to strenghthen immunity.
    • Neck issues, stiffness, arthritis, strain, sprain, whiplash, headache.
    • Descends rising LV/GB heat - dizziness, tinnitus.  



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