Chong Men 衝門 (SP 12)

TRANSLATION: Rushing Door; Surging Gate
TYPE: Meeting point of the Spleen and Liver meridians with the Yin Wei vessel
LOCATION: Superior to the lateral end of the inguinal groove, on the lateral side of the femoral artery, at the level of the upper border of the symphysis pubis, 3.5 cun lateral to CV
NEEDLE INSERTION: 90° or 45° insertion, * Deep needling may puncture femoral artery or femoral nerve
NEEDLE DEPTH: 0.5-1.0 cun

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