COA/ICORS2019: Pain at 12wks lower with autologous blood vs. steroid injection for plantar fasciitis
Plantar Fasciitis: Intra-Lesional Steroid Injections versus Intra-Lesional Autologous Blood Injections
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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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