Pain can come about from many causes, stress can lead to chronic neck and shoulder pain, which can in turn cause headaches. Excessive walking on hard surfaces is a common cause of plantar heel pain (Plantar Fasciitis). As many of us are stuck work at a desk: pain through the hips and gluteal muscles are also common complaints which can lead to a tight lower back and even sciatica pains. As we age our knees often develop osteoarthritis which can affect our ability to walk and be active. Acupuncture can assist with pain management and relief in several different areas of the body.