Tian Ding 天鼎 (LI 17)

TRANSLATION: Heaven's Vessel
LOCATION: On lateral side of neck, 1 cun below LI 18, on posterior border of sternocleidomastoid
NEEDLE INSERTION: a. 90° insertion, b. 45 ° insertion, *Deeper needling may puncture carotid artery or jugular vein.
NEEDLE DEPTH: a. 0.3-0.5 cun, b. 0.5-0.8 cun

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