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Acupuncture for heel and foot pain from plantar fasciitis by Richard Collisson


Heel or foot pain from plantar fasciitis is a very common problem that can occur at any age, usually occuring after trauma to the foot and so typically only affects one foot , but can occur on both feet at the same time.

The plantar fascia is an extension of the Achilles tendon which runs under the heel then spreads out across the sole of the foot and inserts into the base of the toes. Its function is to provide shock absorption on the sole of the foot as well as to lift the arch of the foot when walking.

Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the plantar fascia which causes pain under the heel or in the instep which is usually worst either first thing in the morning when one gets up or after a period of non-weight bearing rest and one puts weight on the foot.  The pain will often initially ease with movement, but after a while overuse will aggravate it too. 

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Acupuncture in Banstead and Sutton

acupuncture_banstead_sutton‚ÄčAcupuncture is a system of healing used to treat people with a wide range of illnesses, which has been practised in China and other Eastern countries for thousands of years.

It involves the insertion of very fine needles into energy channels in order to stimulate the body’s own healing process and help restore its natural balance. Acupuncturists use special points on the body to help Chi flow more smoothly, relieving pain and enhancing the immune system. 

To book an appointment at Health Zone Clinic call 0208 944 1133 Ext: 26 Online bookings are welcome, please click here appointments.

Our acupuncturist uses a sophisticated system of diagnostic methods that take into consideration the person as a whole, rather than isolated symptoms.

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