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Effect of acupuncture treatment on heel pain due to plantar fasciitis

I have had some good results with helping patients with plantar fasciitis. Here is a summary of research from BMJ (_http://aim.bmj.com/content/16/2/66) Summary Eighteen patients attending an orthopaedic outpatient clinic with a year or more's history of heel pain due to plantar fasciitis were studied. All had had conservative treatment of physiotherapy and shoe-support without significant pain relief before acupuncture was offered, and thus acted as their own controls for the purposes of the study. The following traditional points were needled: Taixi (KI.3), Kunlun (BL.60) and Sanyinjiao (SP.6). Pain was assessed by a 100mm visual analogue scale (VAS) before treatment was started and after f

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