SUMMARY Introduction. Plantar fasciitis (PF) is a subcalcaneal pain syndrome that affects 10-16% of the world’s population. The use of foot and ankle splinting allows the talocrural joints to be in anatomical position, reducing the contracture and tension generated by pain and PF. Objective. To review the literature on the effectiveness of night splinting in plantar fasciitis. Materials and … Continued
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SUMMARY Background. Prevalence of plantar fasciitis is increased in type 2 diabetes. This study was aimed at assessing the correlates of ultrasonographic and elastosonographic parameters in plantar fascia (PF) individuals with type 2 diabetes encompassing various degrees of complications. Methods. This cross-sectional study included 98 patients with type 2 diabetes. Thickness of PF was assessed … Continued
SUMMARY Background. This study aims to describe prevalence and clinical features of the sural myofascial pain syndrome (SMPS) in a population affected by plantar fasciitis and to investigate if a shock wave treatment extended to the gastrocnemius-soleus trigger points is more effective in speeding up the improvement of heel pain and sural myofascial pain than … Continued
SUMMARY Background. Plantar fasciitis (PF) is one of the most common causes of heel pain. The use of ESWT is approved in the treatment of chronic PF. The aim of this study was to conduct a retrospective analysis to create models for a pre-treatment evaluation in people with PF, and to assess whether demographic and … Continued
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