How does acupuncture help heal plantar fasciitis naturally?
Acupuncture increases a neurotransmitter called Adenosine levels significantly. How much? 24-fold! And this substance has some beneficial effects, which facilitate healing. These include:
- anti-inflammatory effect
- pain relief
- increasing the blood flow to the area
Acupuncture stimulates fibroblasts. These cells play an important role in wound healing.
Acupuncture rewires the brain. Studies that look at changes in brain activity during acupuncture show that the following treatment there is less activity in brain regions associated with pain perception and increased activity in areas that regulate our response to pain.