Acupuncture and Gua Sha for Foot Pain Relief

Do you suffer from foot pain? Is it impacting your day to day activities? I have a solution for you! A combination of acupuncture + gua sha can resolve pain and get you back on your feet (hehe).

If you have foot pain, you know how bad it can hurt & how much it can impact your quality of life. You have probably tried many different treatments with little relief. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, people experience pain when their energy level, also known as qi, has become stagnated. It is believed that this energy flows through different channels in the body, also known as meridians. Conditions such as arthritis happen when there is a stagnation of qi inside of the joints.

Introducing: Gua sha 

A Traditional Chinese Medicine practice that involves scraping the body with a smooth stone. It is proven to increase blood circulation and reduce pain! It essentially feels like a deep tissue massage - who doesn’t love a foot massage!?

Next up: Acupuncture

This ancient form of medicine involves the insertion of tiny needles into specific acupuncture points on the body. Acupuncture helps to reduce inflammation, increase blood circulation, increase mobility and reduce pain. Acupuncture + gua sha combination is helpful for treating the following foot problems:

  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Heel pain
  • Ankle sprain
  • Ankle swelling

Did you find this article helpful? We highly recommend booking an appointment with Kimberly Dixon, at EASTND on Victoria in Moncton NB. 

Kimberly is a Registered Acupuncturist and will listen to your health concerns to determine the best treatment for your needs.

Contact us today at (506) 830-8333 or book your appointment online by CLICKING HERE!

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