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Wronka KS, Sinha A. Calcaneal osteomyelitis following steroid injection for plantar faciitis: A case report.Foot Ankle Spec 2012:253-255. DOI:10.1177/1938640012451313.
April 2016: Foot & Ankle Specialist
Nabeel Dastgir
OBJECTIVE: To explore the effect of extracorporeal shock wave therapy in patients with chronic plantar faciitis. METHODS: The prospective study was conducted at Department of Orhopaedic, Regional Hospital, Limerick, Ireland from January to December 2004 and comprised 70 heels in 62 patients with chronic plantar fasciitis in whom conventional conservative treatment consisting of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, heel cup, orthoses and/or shoe modifications, local steroid injections had failed, and they were treated with low energy extracorporeal shock wave therapy...
June 2014: JPMA. the Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Ahmet Imerci, Mustafa Incesu, Muhammet Bozoglan, Umut Canbek, Hüseyin Tamer Ursavas
The majority of plantar heel pain is diagnosed as plantar fasciitis or heel spur syndrome. When history or physical findings are unusual or when routine treatment proves ineffective, one should consider an atypical cause of heel pain. Stress fractures of the calcaneus are a frequently unrecognized source of heel pain. In a normal populatıon, the possibility of calcaneal stress fractures must be borne in mind with patients who have bilateral heel pain. When a stress fracture is considered, clinicans have different imaging options...
September 2012: Ortopedia, Traumatologia, Rehabilitacja
D Creighton, V L Olson
Accurate assessment of range of motion of the first metatarsophalangeal joint may assist the physical therapist when dealing with plantar fasciitis. The purpose of this study was to determine whether there is any difference in the amount of flexion and/ or extension at the first metatarsophalangeal joint in runners with plantar fasciitis. Bilateral active and passive range of motion values at the first metatarsophalangeal joint were measured with a goniometer on six subjects with plantar fasciitis and six subjects without the pathology while their leg was stabilized at the ankle and forefoot in an adapted orthosis...
1987: Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy
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