Iliotibial Band Trigger Points and Plantar Heel Pain: A Cross-Sectional Study

SUMMARY Background. Plantar heel pain (PHP) is a degenerative plantar fascia syndrome¬†that causes irritation under the heel and a functional deformity during weight bearing. Myofascial involvement, along with biomechanical changes due to tight fibrous¬†connections, seems to contribute to this condition. As there is a fascial connection¬†between plantar fascia, and iliotibial band, trigger points in the … Continued

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Changes in Chronic Plantar Fascia after Treatment with Platelet Rich Plasma Compared to Steroid

SUMMARY Background. Chronic plantar fasciitis (PF) is a common orthopedic condition that can demonstrate hard to effectively treat. In this study, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), a concentrated bioactive blood segment wealthy in cytokines and growth factors, was compared to steroid injection in the treatment of Chronic plantar fasciitis resistant to traditional non-operative management. Objective. To compare … Continued