BL 57 Acupuncture Point

Bladder 57, or Urinary Bladder 57, Abbreviated as BL 57 or UB 57, Transliterated Chengshan in Chinese, Mountain Support in English.

BL 57 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the posterior midline of the lower leg between BL 40 and BL 60, when extending the toes straight or lifting the heel, the point is below of muscle gastrocnemius in the apex of the depression.

BL 57 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Hemorrhoids, constipation
  • Spasm and pain of the lumbar and leg
  • Beriberi

BL 57 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Relaxes the sinews, activates the meridian, treats the heel and foot, empirical point for hemorrhoids.