Names Of Yang Lao

SI 6 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Nursing the Aged
  • Pinyin Name: Yang Lao
  • Chinese Character: 養老
Meridian Information

Where Is SI 6 ?

SI 6 Location

  • Dorsal to the head of the ulna in the body cleft on the radial side of the styloid process, found with the palm facing the chest.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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What Is SI 6 Used For?

SI 6 Clinical Usages

  • Acute and Severe Pain, in the neck, shoulder a/or arms.
  • Useful point for treating elderly patients, deafness, tinnitus, failing vision, upper body/limb stiffness.
  • Overwork a/or overstrain, fatigue in the extremities.  

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How Is SI 6 Categorized?

SI 6 Acupuncture Point Associations

What Diagnostic Patterns May Use SI 6 ?

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 6 ?

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 6 ?

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  • Local point for wrist pain.
  • Classically noted with LI 7 for "seeing ghosts," may be useful in manic conditions.  

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