• A mode of arresting hemorrhage resulting from wounds orsurgical operations, by passing under the divided vessel a needle,the ends of which are left exposed externally on the cutaneoussurface. Simpson.

  • An extremely expensive massage. It is the equivalent of acupuncture, but without needles, just their hands and fingers.The Traditional Chinese Medicine doctor will tell you that they're re-aligning your qi, or chi. They will tell you that they've cured people of many illnesses, but in reality the people simply got better as a result of our amazing human biology and immune system. If you ask them more about their field of study, they'll give you a very detailed explanation of how energy flows through your body and the history of chinese medicine. However, none of their theories have ever been supported by empirical research. In other words, there's a 99.9999% chance it's all made up, despite being VERY old in chinese literature. This is often used as an argument to somehow prove its validity, but is ultimately meaningless.