Background: 83-year-old female with chronic hip pain due to arthritis.
Objective: This case study describes Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling (FSN) method and how it improved pain and mobility in a patient with chronic hip pain due to arthritis.
Design, Setting, Patient: Patient was seen in an acupuncture office by an acupuncturist with over 25 years’ experience.
Intervention: Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling (FSN) was used to reduce the patient’s pain.
Results: The patient’s pain was significantly reduced in one treatment. She was able to walk without a cane in two treatments. The patient reduced the amount of pain medication she was taking and reported a better quality of sleep.
Conclusion: FSN needling may be effective in the treatment of chronic hip pain associated with arthritis.Download Case Study
Keywords: acupuncture, hip pain, Fu’s needling, FSN needling, Fu’s acupuncture, Floating needling, floating acupuncture, myofascial pain, orthopedic acupuncture, pain, arthritis