Arm Swellingaccording to TCM

Symptom families: Edema-associated Concerns, Arms disorders and Symptoms

Parent symptom: Edema

Acupoints for Arm Swelling

Explore below some acupoints used to address arm swelling, organized by meridian.

  • By Meridian
  • Triple Burner Channel
Zhongzhu TB-3

Zhongzhu TB-3

When the hand is placed with the palm facing downward, Zhongzhu TB-3 is on the hand dorsum between the 4th and 5th metacarpal bones, in the depression proximal to the metacarpophalangeal joints, at the junction between the heads and shaft of the two metacarpal bones.

Waiguan TB-5

Waiguan TB-5

2 cun above Yangchi TB-4 at the dorsal wrist joint space, between the radius and ulna.