My imagination fails very April Fools Days. I think I should be able to come up with a form of pseudo-medicine that is both ridiculous yet sounds like a 'reasonable' pseudo-medical treatment.
And I can't do it. How to compete with homeopathy or reiki or
So I am left with all the variations of pseudo-medicines that are, amazingly, actually practiced.
I have been a connoisseur of acupunctures. Pseudo-medical providers and meta-analyses often sound like acupunctures is a monolithic procedure.
I came across
Even within the style, plum-blosson needling has remarkable variety. But what, you ask, is plum-blosson needling? Put seven needles (it is also called the seven star) on the end of a flexible hammer that rapidly
The flexible handle is flicked in such a way that the head of the dermal needle lands quickly and gently on the area to be treated. It is a fast movement and can be used to cover a fairly large area in a short time. The skin surface is lightly broken so tiny bits of blood may be seen at the surface.
You want to tap and move that chi
Who needs April Fools when we have Alternative Medicine?