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Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling

25&26 May, 2024
  • Jidong Wu


Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling (FSN) is a newly developed acupuncture therapy by Dr Zhong-hua Fu in the 1990s. This acupuncture therapy uses a modified acupuncture needle to stimulate areas near to tighten muscles so as to treat musculoskeletal and other conditions.

The FSN therapy only horizontally insert a single trocar needle to the subcutaneous tissue and therefore it causes less pain to the patients.

FSN therapy is a very safe practice and extremely beneficial to those suffering from musculoskeletal conditions. For some acute pain conditions, such as muscular and ligaments strains, tennis elbow, or acute back pain, using the FSN technique can produce almost instant pain relief. Once you have gained this skill, you certainly can repeat this effect confidently.

The FSN needle is a specially made disposable dry needle, consisting of a solid stainless-steel needle and casting tube (Picture 1).

The needle is delivered by a special designed delivery device which makes this needling insertion almost pain free (Picture 2).

The FSN technique mainly focuses on relieving muscles tehsion, which are commonly associated with pain. The FSN technique can be used to treat tennis elbow, shoulder pain, neck pain, low back pain, sciatica, fibromyalgia, trigeminal pain and even some so-called internal disorders such as insomnia, dizziness, tinnitus, diarrhea, heavy ureteral bleeding if a proper diagnosis and muscles assessment is made correctly.

In this two-days seminar, Dr Wu will introduce the theories behind FSN and discuss its classical and scientific background. He will also demonstrate the FSN technique on patients and conduct hands-on practice on how to use and manipulation the technique.

Contents of the seminar
• Subcutaneous and Fascia tissue
• Muscles physiology and pathology
• Skill of insertion and manipulation
• Hands-on training and practice
• Commonly clinical conditions demonstration and management

  • Jidong WuJidong Wu has worked as professor at Nanjing University of TCM and moved to England in 1993. Since then he has been academically and clinically active in the Chinese medicine field.

Shenzhou student: 15%
External TCM student 5%
(Limited places available for students)
Please see the payment and registration conditions for seminars in the registration form.

  • NVA A, Zhong (Cat.1), NWP, LVNT, VBAG, TCMned
Dates & Time
25&26 May, 2024
10 am – 17 pm (1 hour break)
Shenzhou Open University of TCM
Geldersekade 67, 1011 EK Amsterdam
Levels of experience
  • Acupuncturist, or final year student
Number of participants
The minimum number of participants required is 20.

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