Bl-28

Bl-28

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After 1st monthAcupuncture
Channel
Element
English
Bladder Shu
Name
膀胱俞
Transliteration
Pangguangshu
Point Location
Description
Back-Shu point of the Bladder
Indications
bladder damp-heat in the lower jiao (lower third of body) stagnation abnormal growths the lumbar region legs blood circulation and pain
Kinesiology
Urinary disorders incontinence lower back pain constipation
Point Psychology
Channel Psychology
Bl: I need approval; I am free to be myself. Control. I’m in charge of my life
Symptoms
Difficult urination, dark urination with unsmooth flow, retention of urine, incontinence, turbid painful urinary dysfunction, seminal emission, swelling and pain of the external genitals, genital ulceration, damp itching, swelling and pain of the vagina, swelling of the penis, diarrhoea, diarrhoea with abdominal pain, difficult defecation, constipation, abdominal fullness, abdominal masses, wasting and thirsting disorder, diminished qi, stiffness and pain of the sacrum and coccyx, stiffness and pain of the lumbar spine that radiates to the hypogastrium, difficulty in bending, lumbar stiffness and pain, stiffness and pain of the lower spine and buttock, inability to sit for long, weakness of the leg and knee, cold and contraction of the lower leg, numbness of the leg, atrophy disorder and heaviness of the leg, sciatica
Special Point
Back-Shu Point
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Point location redrawn from A Manual of Acupuncture, P Deadman