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Volume:9 Issue:3 Number:5 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12175
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Improved pain and function with botulium toxin A injections vs placebo for chronic plantar fasciitis


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OrthoEvidence. Improved pain and function with botulium toxin A injections vs placebo for chronic plantar fasciitis. ACE Report. 2020;9(3):5. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12175

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Outcomes of Ultrasound-Guided Gastrocnemius Injection With Botulinum Toxin for Chronic Plantar Fasciitis

Foot Ankle Int. 2020 Jan;41(1):63-68.

Contributing Authors: M Abbasian S Baghbani S Barangi PG Fairhurst A Ebrahimpour F Krause M Hashemi

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Synopsis

Thirty-two patients with chronic plantar fasciitis unresponsive to 9 months of conservative treatment were randomized to receive an ultrasound-guided gastrocnemius injection with botulinum toxin or normal saline. The outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Hindfoot (AOFASh) scale, range of motion and satisfaction outcomes. ...

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