Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling (FSN) is a modern acupuncture technique, which was invented by Dr Zhong-hua Fu, a Chinese doctor, in 1996. This technique uses a modified acupuncture needle FSN Trocar Acupuncture Needle to stimulate subcutaneous areas where nearby trigger points, taut or tightenedmuscles (TMs), in order to treat musculo-skeletal conditions as well as many other medical conditions, for instanceavascular necrosis (AVN), AMD, Parkinson’s disease, etc. With the characters of much less pain of the patient and instant effect of pain relieving, patients quite often describe the FSN as “magic needle”, ” unbelievable effects”.
FSN Trocar Acupuncture
The FSN needle is a modified trocar needle and has been patented in China. There are three parts to the needle: soft casting tube, or canulae; protecting sheath, and solid needle. The solid needle is 31 mm in length and 1 mm in diameter. Each needle is individually packaged and sterilized with ethylene oxide gas. This Trocar Acupuncture has been patent in China in 1999. It also has passed CE Marking requirement (Shanghai International Holding Corp GmbH Eiffestrase 80. D-20537, Hamburg, Germany)
What are the difference between TA and FSN
Traditional Acupuncture (TA) is to use fine needles inserting at the specific points of meridians in the body for therapeutic or preventative purposes.
TA involves by inserting needles to penetrating skin, subcutaneous and muscular tissues and then stimulating the points. Patients will experience different feelings such, Chinese medicine called “De Qi”, as heaviness, tingling, mild soreness, etc. Once needles are put in, patients will stay still for around 30mins for the effect.