Vertically 0.5–1.5 cun.
For local disorders, slightly oblique insertion towards the iliosacral joint.
As the Back Transporting-Shu point of the Bladder, Pangguangshu BL-28 is mostly used to regulate the Organ. It opens the water passages in the Lower Burner so as to treat urinary disorders, such as difficult urination, dark and turbid urine, retention of urine as well as enuresis. To ensure the dirty Body Fluids are properly transformed and excreted, BL-28 is often stimulated together with Pishu BL-20.
Furthermore, it also resolves Damp-Heat from the Lower Burner. Typical symptoms include pain and burning urination as well as swelling, ulcers as well as pain and itching of genitals, vagina and penis. It also expel renal stones, if combined with Shenshu BL-23 and Yinlingquan SP-9.
Like other Bladder points on the Lower back, BL-28 strengthens the lower back as well. It can be stimulated to treat stiffness and pain of the lower back, sacrum as well as buttocks and legs.
Finally, Pangguangshu BL-28 removes Stagnation, characterized by abdominal pain and masses as well as constipation.