Theory

UB 58 - Acupuncture Point - Fei Yang


UB 58 Names

  • English Name: Taking Flight
  • Pinyin Name: Fei Yang
  • Chinese Character: 飛陽

Location

  • 7 cun directly above UB 60 on the posterior border of the fibula about 1 cun lateral and inferior to UB 57.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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UB 58 Clinical Uses

  • Releases the exterior for wind/wind-cold conditions, especially useful when accompanied with neck stiffness a/or occipital headache.
  • As Luo Connecting Point, which connects to the KD, useful for chronic low back pain, especially with weak lower limbs and KD deficiency.
  • "Excess above with deficiency below," weak low back w/tight stiff neck a/or low back pain with weak lower limb.


UB 58 Point Associations


UB 58 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 58 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

  • No Linked Conditions At This Time.

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


Nearby Acupuncture Points




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