Skin-subcutaneous tissue-tendon of long peroneal muscle-tendon of short peroneal muscle-lateral talocalcaneal ligament.
There are the branches of the small saphenous vein. the sural nerve and the lateral anterior malleolus artery and vein in this area.
Sit upright, hang down two shanks, with two feet touching the ground or lie supinely; 0.5 cun vertically below the malleolus lateralis. There are tendons anteriorly and posteriorly, malleolus above it, and cartilarge beneath it.
Tranquilizing the mind, relaxing the muscles and tendons, strengthening the waist and knee.
Headache, cerebrospinal meningitis, Meniere's disease, epilepsy, schizophrenia, ankle arthralgia, pain in the waist and legs, arteriosclerosis, hysterospasm, and apoplexy.
Combined use with FengchiGB20 (Fengchi (GB20)) for treatment of Meniere's disease; with JinmenBL63 (Jinmen (BL63) Xi-Cleft Point) for treatment of nervous headache; with HouxiSI3 (Houxi (SI3) Shu-Stream Point, The Eight Confluent Point), and QianguSI2 (Qiangu (SI2) Ying-Spring Point) for treatment of epilepsy; and with TaichongLR3 (Taichong (LR3) Shu-Stream, Yuan-Source Point), QuquanLR8 (Ququan (LR8) He-Sea Point), and YangxiLI5 (Yangxi (LI5) Jing-River Point) for treatment of conjunctival congestion and swelling and pain of the eye.
Insert the needle perpendicularly, 0.3-0.5 cun deep; needling response: local numbness and distension; moxibustion: using 3-5 moxa-cones, or mild moxibustion for 10 min.