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English: Yang Intersection
Also Known As: Yang's Intersection
Yang Crossing
  • On the lateral aspect of the lower leg, seven cun superior to the prominence of the lateral malleolus, in the depression at the posterior border of the fibula. Locate the point one cun distal to the midpoint of the of the line drawn between the popliteal crease and the tip of the lateral malleolus.
  • Seven cun above the tip of the external malleolus on the posterior border of the fibula.
  • Perpendicular insertion 1 to 1.5 cun.
  • Straight insertion 1 to 2 cun.
  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5 to 0.8 cun.
  • Moxibustion is applicable.
  • Xi-Cleft point of the Yang Wei channel
  • Intersection point of the three Yang channels of the leg
  • Point on the Yang Qiao channel
  • Activates the channel
  • Alleviates pain
  • Regulates Gall Bladder Qi
  • Calms the Shen
  • Relaxes the sinews
  • Removes obstruction from the channel
  • Swelling and pain of the knee
  • Atrophy disorder of the lower limb
  • Painful obstruction of the lower limb
  • Cold painful obstruction
  • Contraction of the sinews in sudden turmoil disorder
  • Sciatica
  • Muscular atrophy and atrophy of the leg
  • Gastrocnemius muscle paralysis
  • Neuralgia
  • Mania induced by fright
  • Agitated madness
  • Fullness, distention and pain of the chest and lateral costal region
  • Fullness of the chest and hypochondriac region
  • Swelling of the face and eyes
  • Throat painful obstruction
  • Pain of the lateral aspect of the leg
  • Asthma





Fullness of the chest

Fright palpitations and pounding of the Heart

Loss of voice




Bone Bi

Numbness of the hip joint and knee



  • This point is usually used for acute pain along the channel, with stiffness and cramping of the leg muscles.
  • This is a special point for neuralgia, especially neuralgia or paralysis of the tibial area.