Theory

UB 34 - Acupuncture Point - Xia Liao


UB 34 Names

  • English Name: Lower Bone Hole
  • Pinyin Name: Xia Liao
  • Chinese Character: 下髎

Location


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UB 34 Clinical Uses

  • UB 31, UB 32, UB 33 & UB 34 together form the "Eight Liao" points and are all useful for local low back a/or sacrum problems and most genital and urinary related disorders. Of these UB 32 is most often used clinically.
  • Useful for constipation and/or pain in the lower abdomen.  Urinary difficulty.
  • In women, painful menstrual cycles (dysmenorrhea), leukorrhea and/or vaginal pain.
  • Genital pain in men.


UB 34 Point Associations

None listed.


UB 34 TCM Patterns

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

  • There are no patterns associated at this time.

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



UB 34 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

GV 2

  • GV 2  Lumbar Shu
    • May be used instead of GV 1 for anal issues - prolapse, hemorrhoids.
    • Warming point, for cold in the lower warmer, irregular menstruation, amenorrhea or uterine bleeding from deficiency, leukorrhea, weakness or atrophy of the lower limbs, seminal emission, impotence, diarrhea.
    • Coccyx pain with difficulty sitting or pain at the opposite end of the channel, posterior neck pain, occipital or frontal headache.  

UB 30

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  • UB 30  White Ring Shu
    • Local point for low back, sacrum, tailbone and/or hip pain.  Also used for hernia.
    • Secondary point for kidney related gynecological disorders: menstrual problems, leukorrhea, pelvic inflammatory disease, endometriosis.

UB 54

  • UB 54  Sequential Limit
    • Sciatica especially if pain radiates along the posterior aspect of the leg.
    • Five Lin (Painful Urination) disorder.



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