Shoulder Pain Points

Acupuncture Points Used for Shoulder Pain and Injuries

Acupressure points for shoulder injuries - Needles inserted on acupuncture model

 Acupuncture Points Used for Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

LI15: Jianyu 肩髃 :On the shoulder girdle, in the depression between the anterior end of ateral border of the acromion and the greater tubercle of the humerus.

LI16: Jugu 巨骨 : On the shoulder girdle, in the depression between the acromial end of he clavicle and the spine of the scapula.

SI9: Jianzhen 肩貞: On the shoulder girdle, posteroinferior to the shoulder joint, 1 B-cun uperior to the posterior axillary fold.

SI10: Naoshu 臑兪: On the shoulder girdle, superior to the posterior axillary fold, in the depression inferior to the spine of the scapula.

SI11: Tianzong 天宗: In the scapular region, in the depression between the upper one third and lower two thirds of the line connecting the midpoint of the spine of the scapula with the inferior angle of the scapula.

SI12: Bingfeng 秉風: In the scapular region, in the supraspinatous fossa, superior to the midpoint of the spine of the scapula.

Commonly Treated Shoulder Injuries by Acupuncture