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15 Minutes To Pain-free Knees

Whether it is from aging, a medical condition such as arthritis, injury or repeated stress on the knee, knee pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages.

Here are 4 easy acupoints which can improve knee health and alleviate pain. Twice a day, spend 2-3 minutes massaging each acupoint using the fleshy part of your thumb or middle finger. With just 15-20 minutes a day, you will be working towards a pain-free and healthy pair of knees!


Zusanli (ST 36):3 inches (about 4 finger widths) below the outer depression of the patella/kneecap, 1 finger width lateral from the anterior border of the tibia


Dubi (ST 35): Below the patella/kneecap in a depression lateral to the patellar ligament


Weizhong (BL 40): Midpoint of the transverse crease of the popliteal fossa (center of the horizontal line at the back of knee)


Yanglingquan (GB 34): In a depression anterior and inferior to the head of the fibula


Note: Information provided is not a substitute for a physician or any form of medical care. Individual symptoms differ due to different body constitutions. One should consult a licensed TCM practitioner for an accurate diagnosis and treatment.


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