SJ 15 Acupuncture Point(Tianliao) belongs to the San Jiao Meridian of Hand-Shaoyang,which is commonly used for shoulder and arm pain; stiff neck pain,puncture 0.5 to 0.8 cun straight.

SJ 15 Acupuncture Point Location

Midway between GB 21 and SI 13 on the superior angle of the scapula.

tianliao point

What is the meaning of Tianliao

Tian Liao: Tian,refers to the substance of point is the Qi of the heaven. Liao,the pores. The name of “Tianliao” point means that the ascending water-qi of San Jiao Meridian dissipate heat and cool down here. The substance of this point is the dampness-qi from SJ 14(Jianliao) point. After reaching this point, the dampness-qi dissipated and turn into rain cool down to the ground,like raindrops falling from the pores, hence the name.

SJ 15 Acupuncture Point Usage

Cervical spondylosis, stiff neck, frozen shoulder, etc.

SJ 15 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Massage therapy

Press SJ 15 (Tianliao) point with your thumb for about 200 times, or press and rub it for 3 to 5 minutes, it can treat shoulder and back pain and stiff neck if long-term massage it.

Moxibustion therapy

Moxa moxibustion on SJ 15 point for 5 to 10 minutes,or 3 to 5 unit.

Compatibility of SJ 15 point

Combined with Tianzong, SJ 11(Qinglenengyuan), Bingfeng, and Nuohui point to treat neck and shoulder syndrome and upper limb discomfort.

Combined with Jianliao, Quchi point to treat shoulder and arm pain;

Combined with Fengchi point to treat stiff neck.