Yin: yin of yin-yang Shi: market
Yin refers to pathogenic cold, and shi means dispersion. The point is used to disperse pathogenic cold from the knee.
Chinese Name: 阴市
English Name/Meaning: Yin Market
Pinyin: yīn shì
Han Geul 한글: eum si 음시
Romaji: in shi(?)
Vietnamese: Âm thị
When the knee is flexed, the point is 3 cun above the laterosuperior border of the patella, on the line joining the laterosuperior border of the patella and the anterior superior iliac spine.
- Warms channels and dissipates cold.
- Courses wind and quickens connecting vessels.
Indications of yinshi:
Numbness, soreness, motor impairment of the leg and knee, motor impairments of the lower extremities.
Perpendicular or oblique insertion 1 to 1.5 cun.
Famous point for paralysis of lower extremities.