SI-6

SI-6

Forbidden in Pregnancy?
Element
English
Support the Aged
Name
養老
Transliteration
Yanglao
Special Point
Xi-CleftKey Point
Description
Xi-Cleft point
Indications
SI channel pain the shoulder and arm acute conditions head eyes
Kinesiology
severe pain of shoulders & arm acute lumbar sprain key point for blurred or dim vision
Channel Psychology
SI: I communicate what is in my heart. Confused. Bitter. Misunderstood. I listen with my heart.
Key Spirit Point Themes
Nourishing the old dealing with old trauma
Physical Conditions
Symptoms
Shoulder pain, pain of the shoulder as if it were broken, pain of the upper arm as if it were dislocated, stiffness and pain of the shoulder and back, numbness of the shoulder and arm, redness and swelling of the exterior aspect of the elbow, heaviness and pain of the lumbar region, difficulty in sitting and rising, contraction of the sinews and painful obstruction of the foot with inability to extend and flex, dimness of vision, blurred vision, eye pain
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The point information compiled from multiple sources including College of Complementary Medicine, Sydney Australia. Point location diagram recreated from A Manual of Acupuncture, P Deadman.