Xi Men 郄門 (PC 4)

TRANSLATION: Crevice Gate; Xi-Cleft Gate
TYPE: Xi-cleft
LOCATION: 5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist, on the line connecting PC 3 and PC 7, in the depression between the tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis
NEEDLE INSERTION: a) 90° insertion, b) 45° proximal insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH: a) 0.5-1.0 cun, b) 1.0-1.5 cun

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