Names Of Wan Gu

SI 4 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Wrist Bone
  • Pinyin Name: Wan Gu
  • Chinese Character: 腕骨
Meridian Information

Where Is SI 4 ?

SI 4 Location

  • On the ulnar side of the palm in a depression between the base of the 5th metacarpal joint and the hamate bone.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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What Is SI 4 Used For?

SI 4 Clinical Usages

  • Local point for shoulder, arm, hand and wrist problems particularly along the course of the meridian.
  • Useful point to treat problems with all fingers - contracture, pain, swelling, stiffness.
  • Headache, neck pain.
  • Jaundice.  

There Are 19 Points Along The (SI) Small Intestine Meridian ...

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SI 4 Acupuncture Point Associations

What Diagnostic Patterns May Use SI 4 ?

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

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

What Conditions May Use SI 4 ?

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 4 ?

(EX) Yaotongxue Low Back Pain Point

  • Acute issues of the low back - pain, sprain, strain (needle the same side)

Where Do I Go Next?

List Of Related Points

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