Large Intestine 10

Lung acupressure supportLI10 Acupressure Point

Large Intestine 10 acupressure point does not have as many uses as acupressure points like LI 4, but it is a very important point for pain along the Large Intestine channel in the lower arm.

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Location of Acupressure Point LI 10

Bring the hand to the chest with the thumb pointing up. Acupressure point Large Intestine 10 will be 2 Cun distal of the crease of the elbow on the line with the thumb on the radial surface of the forearm if the hand is placed on the chest. Apply the Metal Element Acupressure Stick to Acupressure Point Large Intestine 10 to activate the healing potential of the pressure point.

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Acupressure Point Combinations with LI 10 for Specific Health Conditions

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  • Pain and immobility of the arm treatments often use “The Chain and Lock Method” of choosing three acupressure points that support each other along the same channel. Combine acupressure point Large Intestine 10 with acupressure point Large Intestine 4 and acupressure point Large Intestine 11 and use the tonification method (clockwise motion)
  • Pain and immobility of the shoulder combine acupressure point Large Intestine 10 with acupressure point Large Intestine 4 (same side as pain) and acupressure point Stomach 38 (opposite side of pain) and use the tonification method (clockwise motion)
  • Pain of the thumb, pointer finger, and/or wrist due to a competitive stress injury Combine acupressure point Large Intestine 10 with acupressure point Large Intestine 4 and acupressure point Lung 10 and use the tonification method (clockwise motion) on the same side and/or opposite side depending on the level of pain in the affected hand

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Paralysis of the arm due to a stroke combine acupressure point Large Intestine 10 with acupressure point Large Intestine 4 (same side as paralysis) and acupressure point Stomach 36, acupressure point Spleen 6, and acupressure point Pericardium 6 (opposite side of paralysis) and use the tonification method (clockwise motion) for all

Numbness

Numbness of the lower arm combine acupressure point Large Intestine 10 with acupressure point Large Intestine 4 (same side as numbness) and acupressure point Stomach 36 (opposite side of numbness) and use the tonification method (clockwise motion) along with acupressure point Liver 3 on the opposite side of the numbness using the dispersing method (counterclockwise motion)

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Lymph congestion due to lymph node removal in arm (pit) combine acupressure point Large Intestine 10 with acupressure point Large Intestine 4 using the tonification method (clockwise motion) along with acupressure point Liver 3 on the opposite side of the affected arm using the dispersing method (counterclockwise motion)

Atrophy

Atrophy of the muscles of the lower arm combine acupressure point Large Intestine 10 with acupressure point Large Intestine 4 (same side as atrophy) and acupressure point Stomach 36, acupressure point Spleen 6, and acupressure point Pericardium 6 (opposite side of atrophy) and use the tonification method (clockwise motion) for all

Other indications for Acupressure Point LI 10 

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Other Name(s) of Acupuncture Point LI 10

  • Arm Three Li
  • Upper Three Li
  • Ghost Evil
  • Third Mile
  • Arm Three Mile

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications of Acupuncture Point LI 10

None

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions of Acupressure Point Large Intestine 10

Cautions: Do not use acupressure as self-care when pregnant without the guidance of a licensed acupuncturist. Always discuss new treatment modalities with your local health care professional.

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