Names Of Huatuojiaji

C5 Huatuo Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Sides of Spine at C5
  • Pinyin Name: Huatuojiaji
  • Chinese Character: 華佗夾脊

Where Is C5 Huatuo?

C5 Huatuo Location

  • .5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous processes of C5
  • Unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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What Is C5 Huatuo Used For?

C5 Huatuo Clinical Usages

  • C5 innervates the areas of the larynx and pharynx, area is used for cough, tonsilitis, asthma, neck pain, snoring (often with C3 huatuo), vocal issues (loss of voice, etc.).
  • Used extensively within the Tam Healing System and Tong Ren Therapy. The cervical huatuo points are not needled as often, but used with tuina and/or tonren therapy.

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What Conditions May Use C5 Huatuo?

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".

What Points Are Near C5 Huatuo?

(EX) Bailao Hundred Labors

  • Lung issues - cough, dyspnea, asthma.
  • Local point for stiff neck, shoulder a/or back pain.

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