GV 16 – FENGFU Du Mai Meridian Acupuncture Point

GV 16 – Chinese name: FENGFU

Location

On the posterior midline, directly below the external occipital protuberance, in the depression between the origins of the trapezius muscle.

Indications

Posterior headache. Vertigo. Arterial hypertension.

Adverse Events

Subarachnoid hemorrhage and epidural hematoma. Puncture of the medullary cerebellum cistern.

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