Plantar Heel Pain – Research
Evidence as Potential positive in USVA review (2014); no updates
A review on acupuncture for plantar heel pain included 5 RCTs and the passive controlled RCTs reported statistically positive result for pain outcome, but only 2 RCTs were classified as high quality and no pooled result was presented to determine the size of the treatment effect (1)
- Clark RJ, Tighe M. The effectiveness of acupuncture for plantar heel pain: a systematic review. Acupuncture in Medicine. 2012 Dec;30(4):298-306.