0.5–1 cun vertically or obliquely in a medial direction.
The function of Jianwaishu SI-14 is quite similar to this neighboring point Quyuan SI-13. It opens the Channel by removing the Obstruction. Therefore, it treats symptoms like pain in shoulder, scapula, arm and elbow. It is also effective when the patients are not able to turn their neck.
It should always be checked for sensitivity on pressure in case of shoulder issues.
In additional to that, it is also able to expel Wind in general, so as to treat Painful Obstruction Syndrome (Bi Syndrome) by Exterior Wind Invasion.