ub57.jpgBL57 Cheng Shan Bladder 57
Mountain Support.


Location

On the posterior leg, 8 cun inferior to BL-40, along the line connecting BL-40 at the popliteal crease and BL-60 posterior to the lateral malleolus

Point Summary

Relaxes The Tendons
Benefits the Leg Muscle
Treats Hemorrhoids
Activates the Channel
Alleviates Pain
Benefits the Heel
Regulates the Intestines

Regulates Yang Organ Qi
hemorrhoids; spasms of the gastroc

Needling

Depth:

0.8 - 1.2 cun

Technique:

Puncture Perpendicularly

Contraindications:

None.

General Indications

Functions

relaxes muscles channels of BL meridian; benefits hemorrhoids

Indications

pain in lower back and leg; sciatica with BL meridian pain in leg; hemorrhoids; spasms of gastroc; charley horses

Special Notes

for hemorrhoids used with GV-1, GV-20

Diagnostic Indications:

Constipation Heel Pain Hemorrhoids Leg Muscle Cramping Lumbar Pain Rectal Prolapse