Heel Pain Treatment

Updated: Feb 25

As an acupuncture clinic in Metro Vancouver, BC, We offer acupuncture treatment for heel pain.

Step 1. Initial Assessment


Step 2. Diagnosis

Example) Heel pain due to kidney deficiency

Tip: lumbar soreness and knee joint pain are signs of kidney deficiency


Step 3. Acupuncture Treatment


Acupoints we used and why? *Taixi (KI 3): Tonifying the kidney to replenish essence

*Zusanli (ST 36) and Sanyinjiao (SP 6): Regulating the spleen and stomach to reinforce vital-qi to promote the production of qi and blood.

* Baihui (GV 20), Shenting(GV 24), Yintang (EX-HN3): to strengthen the tranquilization effect.


*Ashi Points (Where is pain where is the point.) Four Ashi points can be selected according to the severity of pain. one needle can be inserted into the middle of the painful area of the heel and three needles can be added to puncture at both sides and back respectively.


Recommended number of treatments: 4 ~ 6 sessions


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