Names Of Cheng Fu

UB 36 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Support
  • Pinyin Name: Cheng Fu
  • Chinese Character: 承扶
Meridian Information

Where Is UB 36 ?

UB 36 Location

  • On posterior side of the thigh at the midpoint of the inferior gluteal crease (locate in prone position).
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

UB 36 Image


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What Is UB 36 Used For?

UB 36 Clinical Usages

  • Low back pain/sciatica where pain runs down the posterior aspect of the leg.
  • Weakness of the lower limb.
  • Similar functions to UB 35 in clearing damp heat and swellings from the lower warmer - genital pain and swelling, hemorrhoids, seminal emission, difficult urination.

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What Diagnostic Patterns May Use UB 36 ?

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 UB 36 ?

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".

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