Prolotherapy vs. Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy in Chronic Plantar Fasciitis
Comparison of Ultrasound-Guided Prolotherapy Versus Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy in the Treatment of Chronic Plantar Fasciitis: A Randomized Clinical Trial.J Foot Ankle Surg . Jan-Feb 2022;61(1):48-52.
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Twenty nine patients with chronic plantar fasciitis were randomized to receive extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT, n=15) or dextrose prolotherapy (n=15). Outcomes of interest included pain measured using a visual analogue scale (VAS) and function measured with the Roles and Maudsley Scale score (RMS) and the Foot Function Index (FFI). Both groups demonstrated significant improvements in pain a...