Names Of Jian Wai Shu

SI 14 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Outer Shoulder Shu
  • Pinyin Name: Jian Wai Shu
  • Chinese Character: 肩外俞
Meridian Information

Where Is SI 14 ?

SI 14 Location

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What Is SI 14 Used For?

SI 14 Clinical Usages

  • Local point for shoulder and scapular region pain.
  • Neck pain and/or rotation issues, and pain of the upper back.  

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What Conditions May Use SI 14 ?

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".

What Points Are Near SI 14 ?

GV 13 Kiln Path

  • Special for steaming bone disorder or inflammatory diseases affecting the bones, chills and fever.
  • Important point for malaria.
  • Stiffness of the neck a/or spine, heavy head, headaches.  

TH 15 Celestial Bone Hole

  • Local Point.

GB 21 Shoulder Well

  • Local point for occipital headache, tight trapezius muscles and/or neck/shoulder pain.
  • Phlegm related issues of the head and neck - embolic stroke, neck lumps, swollen lymph nodes, tumors.
  • Phlegm related issues of the breast and chest - mastitis, breast abscess, asthma, dyspnea.
  • Stongly influence Qi downward - useful for rebellious Qi, cough.
  • Contraindicated in Pregnancy, useful for difficult labor, retained placenta.
  • Gao Wu felt that balancing GB 21's strong descending action with ST 36's strong centering action is important.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Release the neck and shoulders and descend energy.

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