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Volume:7 Issue:6 Number:40 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #11855
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

COA/ICORS2019: Pain at 12wks lower with autologous blood vs. steroid injection for plantar fasciitis

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Plantar Fasciitis: Intra-Lesional Steroid Injections versus Intra-Lesional Autologous Blood Injections

Contributing Authors: MUL Raja

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


180 patients with plantar heel pain due to plantar fasciitis were randomized to receive an autologous blood injection mixed with lidocaine or a corticosteroid injection into the heel for pain relief. The outcome of interest was pain assessed on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS) and measured 12 weeks post-treatment. The results of the study displayed a significantly lower pain score in the autologous blo...

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