Bladder 56, or Urinary Bladder 56, Abbreviated as BL 56 or UB 56, Transliterated Chengjin in Chinese, Sinews Support in English.
BL 56 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the posterior aspect of the lower leg, 5 cun below BL 40, on the line connecting BL 40 and BL 57, in the center of the belly of muscle gastrocnemius.
BL 56 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Spasm and pain of the lumbar and leg
BL 56 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Relaxes the sinews, activates the meridian, treats the heel and foot.