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Volume:63 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #13770
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Foam Rolling vs Self-Stretching Exercises for Pain & Ankle ROM in Plantar Fasciitis Patients


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OrthoEvidence. Foam Rolling vs Self-Stretching Exercises for Pain & Ankle ROM in Plantar Fasciitis Patients. ACE Report. 2021;63(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13770

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

Immediate effect of foam roller on pain and ankle range of motion in patients with plantar fasciitis: A randomized controlled trial

Hong Kong Physiother J. 2021 Jun;41(1): 25-33.

Contributing Authors: AR Ranbhor AJ Prabhakar C Eapen

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Synopsis

Fifty patients with plantar fasciitis were randomized to undergo foam rolling (n=25) or self-stretching (n=25) exercises. Outcomes of interest included pain on the visual analogue scale (VAS) and pain pressure threshold (PPT) of the gastrocnemius, soleus, and plantar fasciia muscles, and range of motion of ankle joint using the weight-bearing lunge test (WBLT). Outcomes were measured immediately a...

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