Right wrist pain on the ulnar side with pain that radiated to the fingertips for 7 months. Pain level reported at 4/10. Plays tennis at least twice a week, is active and exercises 6 days a week.
Wrist pain, right side, ulnar aspect. Pain radiates to fingertips.
Acupuncture 1, 2, 3
Sick Meridians: Hand Shaoyin, Hand Taiyang.
Balance Meridians: Foot Shaoyin, Foot Jueyin, Foot Taiyin.
Points: Left: KD6, KD3, KD2, LV3, LV4-4.5 (x4), SP6.
The patient reported less pain the day after the treatment and avoided aggravating it.
Twice a week for two weeks and then once a week after the pain is reduced.
A1: Sick Meridians: Hand Shaoyin, Hand Taiyang.
A2: Balancing Meridians: Foot Shaoyin, Foot Jueyin, Foot Taiyin.
A3: Selected Points: Left: KD6 KD3 KD2, LV3, LV4-4.5 (4 needles), SP6.
By the fifth treatment she reported that her wrist was not painful. She is currently on a maintenance level treatment plan at once a month. She has used acupuncture to treat other pains throughout the year and wants to prevent further injury.
In this video, Dr. Eileen Yue Ling Han demonstrates needling the ankle to treat the wrist
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