Strengthen the Qi and Blood in the lumbar region and reduces pain
0.5–0.8 cun vertically or slightly obliquely towards the centre of a loose fist.
Caution: Do not stimulate these distal points in patients with a weak constitution due to the danger of potential needle collapse.
Yaotongdian EX-UE-7 is a very effective distal point for treating acute pain in the lumbar spine, just as its name indicates. It is often selected when the pain is on either side of the posterior midline.