Chief Complaint: Heel Pain
Western Diagnosis: Plantar Fasciitis
Medical History: 52 year old female, thin body type. Runs 5-7 miles, 3-5 times per week for exercise. Menstruation ceased three years previously.
Questioning exam: Orthopedic physician diagnosed plantar fasciitis. NSAIDs, rest, shoe inserts and physical therapy stretching regimen offered little relief.
Pulse exam: Pulse is thin, moderately strong, moderately slow. Both third positions and Liver position are weakest.