Acupuncture and Chronic Pain

Acupuncture and Chronic Pain

Persistent (chronic) pain is a widespread problem that affects around 8 million people of all ages in the UK (Chronic Pain Policy 2010). In 22% of cases, chronic pain leads to depression, and some 25%

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Plantar Fasciitis and Acupuncture

Plantar fasciitis (PF) is a common cause of heel pain, estimated to affect 10% of people over the course of their life. Symptoms are typically sharp, stabbing pain in the sole of the foot or heel

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Stress and Acupuncture

Up to half a million people in the UK experience work-related stress every year, which often results in illness. (Health and Safety Executive 2011) Other factors that affect stress levels include alcohol, smoking, exams, pregnancy,

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