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Acupuncture for chronic achilles tendnopathy: A randomized controlled study

Posted by Peng Zhang on Friday, August 23, 2013, In : Muscular-skeletal system 
Acupuncture intervention could improve pain and activity in patients with chronic Achilles tendinopathy compared with eccentric exercises.


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Acupuncture for Achilles Tendonitis - Typical Case

Posted by Peng Zhang on Thursday, November 24, 2011, In : Muscular-skeletal system 
52-year-old secretary Melanie came to see me in 2004 with a pain in her left achilles tendon (achillodynia). She got it without known reason, and it had lasted for 10 months. The pain was constant and even bothering her at night. She was going on holiday soon and desperate to get some relief. I inserted 4 needles in her calf and ankle, and also used moxabustion. After the first treatment, she felt a relief instantly and had 4 good days before the pain came back again but a lot less. After the...
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