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1

What is the full name of the Kidney channel?

The Kidney Meridian of the Foot Shaoyin

2

Where does the Kidney channel begin?

Begins at the inferior aspect of the small toe

3

Where does the Kidney channel end?

Ends at the root of the tongue

4

Which channel is paired with the Kidney channel as the Shao Yin channel?

The Heart Meridian of the Hand Shao Yin

5

On the lower leg, what is the proportional measurement from the tip of the medial malleoulus to the lower border of the condyle of the tibia?

13 cun

6

How many cun is it from the upper border of the symphisis pubis to the umbilicus?

5 cun

7

Which two points are 2 cun above KD-3 (Tai Xi)?

KD-7 and KD-8

8

KD-1

Name:

Yong Quan / Gushing Spirit, Bubbling Well

9

KD-2

Name:

Ran Gu / Blazing Valley

10

KD-3

Name:

Tai Xi / Great Ravine

11

KD-10

Name:

Yin Gu / Yin Valley

12

KD-27

Name:

Shu Fu / Shu Mansion

13

KD-1

Location:

On the sole, in the depression when the foot is in the plantar flexion, approximately at the junction of the anterior one-third and posterior two-thirds on the line connecting the base of the 2nd and 3rd toes to the heel

14

KD-2

Location:

Anterior and inferior to the medial malleolus, in the depression on the lower border of the tuberosity of the navicular bone

15

KD-3

Location:

In the depression between the tip of the medial malleolus and the Achilles' tendon

16

KD-4

Location:

Posterior and inferior to the medial malleolus, in the depression anterior to the medial side of the attachment of the Achilles' tendon

17

KD-5

Location:

1 cun directly below KD-3, in the depression of the medial side of the tuberosity of the calcaneum

18

KD-6

Location:

In the depression below the tip of the medial malleolus

19

KD-7

Location:

2 cun directly above KD-3 on the anterior border of the Achilles' tendon

20

KD-8

Location:

0.5 cun anterior to KD-7, 2 cun above KD-3, posterior to the medial border of the tibia

21

KD-9

Location:

0.5 cun directly above KD-3, at the lower end of the belly of gastrocnemius, on the line drawn from KD-3 to KD-10

22

KD-10

Location:

When the knee is flexed, the point is on the medial side of the popliteal fossa, between the tendons of semitendinosus and semimembranosus, at the level of UB-40

23

KD-11

Location:

5 cun below the umbilicus, on the superior border of the pubic symphysis, 0.5 cun lateral to the midline (at the level of Ren-2)

24

KD-12

Location:

4 cun below the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to the midline (at the level of Ren-3)

25

KD-13

Location:

3 cun below the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to the midline (at the level of Ren-4)

26

KD-14

Location:

2 cun below the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to the midline (at the level of Ren-5)

27

KD-15

Location:

1 cun below the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to the midline (at the level of Ren-7)

28

KD-16

Location:

0.5 cun lateral to the umbilicus, level with Ren-8

29

KD-17

Location:

2 cun above the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to the midline (at the level of Ren-10)

30

KD-18

Location:

3 cun above the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to the midline (at the level of Ren-11)