4 Kidney points on the ankleThese four Kidney acupressure points are close together on the inner (medial) ankle.
Each point can be used for local ankle pain, additionally, each point has specific uses. Let’s explore both the location and uses of each of these Kidney acupressure points.
Location: On the medial (inside) surface of the ankle. Level with the high point of the medial malleolus (inner ankle bone), half the distance to the Achilles Tendon. Use: To nourish the Kidney Organ System, to consolidate the Life Force.
Location: On the medial (inside) surface of the ankle. On the front edge of the Achilles Tendon, just below Kidney 3 Use: To ease the emotion associated with the Kidney Organ System (fear).
Location: On the medial (inside) surface of the ankle. One cun below Kidney 3 Use: Support harmonious menstruation
Location: On the medial (inside) surface of the ankle. One cun below the high point of the medial malleolous Use: To bolster Kidney Yin
How much pressure to use on these Kidney acupressure points
The Kidney is a Yin Organ, so the Kidney meridian is also Yin in nature. When working with Yin acupressure points, use the following guidelines: 1. Make light contact with the point 2. Slowly increase the pressure while maintaining a soft, quiet energetic field within yourself. 3. Sink your attention and Qi into the point 4. Pay attention to the way your client responds. Adjust based on the response. If there is pain lighten up. If there is no sensation, increase pressure. 5. Explore, wonder, allow your intuition and observation of your client to guide you.
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