ST 42 – CHONGYANG Stomach Meridian Acupuncture Point

ST 42 – Chinese name: CHONGYANG


On the highest point of the dorsum of the foot, between the tendons of the extensor hallucis longus and the extensor digitorum longus, directly lateral to the point where the dorsalis pedis artery may be palpated. The point is borderd proximally by the 2nd and 3rd metatarsal bones and distally by the 2nd and 3rd cuneiform bones. Alternative location: Sometimes, this point may be located lateral to the medial portion of the extensor digitorum longus tendon(joining the 2nd toe).


Dysfunctions of the stomach. Painful alterations of the foot.


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