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Table 2 Acupuncture Points and Needling Procedure

From: Acupuncture for sequelae of Bell's palsy: a randomized controlled trial protocol

Acupuncture Point Direction Depth (mm)
ST4 (unaffected side) Transversely, toward ST6 20-30
ST6 (unaffected side) Transversely, toward ST4 20-30
ST1 (affected side) Transversely, toward the eye 5-10
EX-HN4 (affected side) Transversely, toward the eye 5-10
TE23 (affected side) Transversely, toward the ear 20-30
LI20 (affected side) Obliquely along nasolabial sulcus toward the root of nose 20-30
TE17 (both sides) Perpendicular to the skin 20-30
ST9 (both sides) Perpendicular to the skin 20-30
LI10 (both sides) Perpendicular to the skin 20-30
LI4 (both sides) Perpendicular to the skin 20-30
ST36 (both sides) Perpendicular to the skin 20-30
GB34 (both sides) Perpendicular to the skin 20-30