Theory

SI 9 - Acupuncture Point - Jian Zhen


SI 9 Names

  • English Name: True Shoulder
  • Pinyin Name: Jian Zhen
  • Chinese Character: 肩貞

Location

  • 1 cun above the posterior end of the axillary fold, posterior and inferior to the shoulder joint, found with the arm adducted.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

SI 9 Image

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SI 9 Clinical Uses

  • Local point for shoulder and arm pain and/or movement/control issues.  Motor control issues of the hand.
  • Wind-heat invasion - chills and fever from the common cold.
  • Tinnitus, deafness.  


SI 9 Point Associations

None listed.


SI 9 TCM Patterns

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".



SI 9 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

HT 1

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  • HT 1  Highest Spring
    • Regulate Qi flow from the torso to the arm and vice versa - cold, numbness, pain in shoulder a/or arm.
    • Pain in the cardiac region - heart pain, chest pain, shortness of breath, anxiety, palpitations.
    • Frozen shoulder.
    • Pain a/or distention of the upper thoracic area.

(EX) Jianqian

  • (EX) Jianqian  Front of shoulder
    • Local point for shoulder a/or chest pain



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