SI 6 - Acupuncture Point - Yang Lao

  • English Name:  Nursing the Aged
  • Pinyin Name:  Yang Lao
  • Chinese Character:  養老
  • 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.
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  • 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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The (SI) Small Intestine Meridian has 19 points:

Nearby Acupuncture Points and Usages

GraphicPointClinical Functions
LI 5
Yang Ravine
  • Local point for wrist pain.
  • Classically noted with LI 7 for "seeing ghosts," may be useful in manic conditions.  

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