Heel pain is a common foot condition often characterized by intense pain, especially when placing weight onto the foot. There are a variety of different foot problems that involve heel pain. One of the most common causes of heel pain, plantar fascitis involves pain and inflammation of the band of tissue running across the bottom of the foot. Pain on the back of the heel often indicates achilles tendinitis and pain on the underside of the heel often indicates plantar fascitis.
Obviously plantar fascitis is the most common condition. Acupuncturists are familiar at treating a wide variety of foot issues. They commonly treat sports injuries and they often help individuals suffering from tarsal tunnel syndrome and sever’s disease.
An acupuncturist focuses of treating “local tender spots” and deactivating trigger points in the body. Acupuncture can provide effective relief for heel pain.acupuncture has little risks or side effects. Patients rarely complain about the procedure, and although the needles may seem scary they do not hurt. Acupuncturist’s treatment method is far from being limited to needles, often with fingers instead needles, scraping, cupping, manipulated variable, Qigong etc. Therefore, it is a safe alternative for your heel pain. those individuals looking for a natural remedy may prefer acupuncture to other treatment options.