Acupuncture Treatment of Heel Pain


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.

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