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Plantar Fasciitis, Acupuncture At Acute Acupuncture, Wellington Central, Wellington

Updated: Apr 18


Plantar Fasciitis, Acupuncture Near me, Acute Acupuncture 163 The Terrace, Wellington Central, Wellington.
Plantar Fasciitis, Acupuncture Near Me, Acute Acupuncture 163 The Terrace, Wellington Central, Wellington.

Plantar fasciitis is a common foot condition that can cause severe pain and discomfort. It occurs when the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue on the sole, becomes inflamed or damaged. Plantar fasciitis can occur in anyone, but it is most common in athletes, runners, and people who spend much time on their feet.


Acupuncture is an effective treatment for plantar fasciitis. Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body. This is believed to stimulate the body's energy flow and release blockages that may cause pain and illness.


Several studies have been conducted on the effectiveness of acupuncture for plantar fasciitis. A study published in the Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies found that acupuncture effectively reduced pain and improved function in patients with plantar fasciitis. The study found that after six weeks of treatment, patients who received acupuncture significantly reduced pain and improved function compared to those who received a placebo treatment.


Another study published in Acupuncture in Medicine found that acupuncture effectively reduced pain and improved function in patients with chronic plantar fasciitis. After six months of treatment, patients who received acupuncture significantly reduced pain and improved function compared to those who received a placebo treatment.

Plantar Fasciitis, Acupuncture Near me, Acute Acupuncture 163 The Terrace, Wellington Central, Wellington.
Plantar Fasciitis, Acupuncture Near Me, Acute Acupuncture 163 The Terrace, Wellington Central, Wellington.


Acupuncture is thought to work by stimulating the release of endorphins, the body's natural painkillers. It also helps to reduce inflammation and improve circulation in the affected area, which can help to promote healing.


Several other treatments may be effective for plantar fasciitis in addition to acupuncture. These include stretching exercises, foot ice rollers, physiotherapy, orthotics, compression stockings, and anti-inflammatory medications. Get properly fitted shoes that fit your feet, are made for your gate and stride, and have plenty of comfort and support.


In conclusion, plantar fasciitis is a common foot condition that can cause significant pain and discomfort. Acupuncture is an effective treatment for plantar fasciitis, with several studies showing that it can reduce pain and improve function in patients. If you are suffering from plantar fasciitis, it may be worth considering acupuncture as a treatment option. However, consulting with a qualified healthcare professional before starting any new treatment is essential. After treatments, one may feel relaxed, energized, and rejuvenated. Communicating with your practitioner about your experience is vital to ensure you receive the maximum benefits from these treatments. Click the button below and book a complementary 15-minute consultation at Acute Acupuncture Wellington; let's discuss if acupuncture is right for you. Thank you for taking the time to read this Blog Post. Don't forget to like, subscribe, and share this post with others. If you have any questions or concerns, check out Acute-Acupuncture Wellington Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), as we find this helps answer most people's questions. Leave a comment below.


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