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Table 1 Acupuncture points

From: Efficacy of acupuncture on pelvic pain in patients with endometriosis: study protocol for a randomized, single-blind, multi-center, placebo-controlled trial

Point Localization Muscle Muscle innervation
Guanyuan (CV4) 3 cun caudal to umbilicus Fibrous tissue, linea alba Th12
Sanyinjiao (SP6) 3 cun proximal to the medial malleolus Musculus flexor digitorum longus, tibialis posterior L4–5,S1–2
Taichong (LR3) Depression between the first and second metatarsals Musculi interossei dorsales S2–3
Zhaohai (KI6) Depression below the medial malleolus Abductor of toes L4–5, S1–2
Qichong (ST30) 5 cun caudal to umbilicus, 2 cun proximal to the anterior median line Obliquus internus abdominis Th12, L1