After identifying the point location, rotate the head back to its normal position. Insert the needle 0.3–0.5 cun vertically or obliquely up to 0.8 cun.
Tianding LI-7 is less important than other Large Intestine Channel points. However, it is still quite effective in dissipating nodules. Therefore, it treats goitre and thyroid problems.
Its other function is to benefit the throat and voice, against sudden loss of voice and painful obstruction of throat.