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English: Crooked Wall
Also Known As: Bent Wall
  • In the tender depression superior to the medial end of the scapular spine, midway between SI-10 Naoshu and the spinous process of T-12.
  • In the depression at the extreme medial end of the and above the spine of the scapula, in the supraspinous fossa.
  • Perpendicular insertion 0.3 to 0.5 cun.
  • Oblique lateral insertion 0.5 to 1 cun.
  • Caution: Too medial or deep medial insertion may puncture the Lung.
  • Straight insertion 0.5-0.8 cun. Sensation: local distention and soreness.
  • Puncture perpendicularly 0. 3 to 0.5 cun.
  • Moxibustion is applicable.
  • Benefits the shoulder and scapula
  • Generalized painful obstruction
  • Shoulder and scapula Bi
  • Hot Bi of the shoulder and scapula with contraction
  • Pain and an oppressive sensation of the shoulder
  • Pain and stiffness of the scapular region
  • Inflammation of the tendon of the supraspinatus muscle
  • Soft tissue diseases of the shoulder joint
  • Pain in the shoulder and scapula
  • Blockage conditions
  • Muscle spasms




Pain of the shoulder and scapula

Inflammation of the tendon of the supraspinatus muscle on the affected side


  • This point is classically used for shoulder Bi that has persisted for a long time and transformed into Heat with contraction.
  • It is best to needle this point with the patient sitting up.
  • This is a special point for rheumatism of the arms.
  • It is appropriate for those who are unable to embrace, both physically and emotionally.