The Effect of Addition of Buffered Dextrose 5% Solution on Pain Occurring During Local Steroid Injection for Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis: A Randomized Controlled Trial

SUMMARY Objective. To evaluate the potential immediate analgesic effect of addition of 5% dextrose water (D5W) during local steroid injection for treatment of plantar fasciitis (PF). Methods. In this single blind study, 122 patients with PF were randomly assigned to receive either 40 mg triamcinolone acetonide/1ml + 0.5ml. lidocaine 2% (group A: 61 patients; 73 … Continued