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Volume:34 Issue:11 Number:1 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12530
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

No Benefit of Stretching Exercise to Monophasic Pulsed Current for Pain in Plantar Fasciitis Patient


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

The Effect of Monophasic Pulsed Current with Stretching Exercise on the Heel Pain and Plantar Fascia Thickness in Plantar Fasciitis: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Healthcare (Basel). 2020 Jun; 8(2): 79.

Contributing Authors: A Alotaibi J Petrofsky NS Daher E Lohman HM Syed H Lee

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Synopsis

Forty-four patients with plantar fasciitis were randomized to receive monophasic pulsed current treatment with or without plantar fascia stretching. The outcomes of interest included heel pain on a Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) and plantar fascia thickness. Outcomes were assessed before and after 4 weeks of treatment. The results revealed no statistically significant differences in VAS heel pain sco...

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