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Differential Diagnosis of Hand Pain

:Hand pain includes the following:

Treatment of Hand Pain

  • Acupuncture:
    • Lu-5 (pain of shoulder, upper arm, tennis elbow, hand - relaxes sinews and activates channel [PIHMA]).
    • Liv-3 (corresponding leg point for radial hand pain) [Backer2010, pg 132].
    • GB-41 (corresponding leg point for ulnar hand pain) [Backer2010, pg 132].
    • St-41 & St-4 (corresponding leg point of dorsum of hand and outer arm) [Backer2010, pg 132].
    • Sp-6 (corresponding leg point of palm of hand and inner arm) [Backer2010, pg 132].
    • SJ-5 (local point for carpal tunnel) [PIHMA].

References for Hand Pain