Peloid Therapy vs. Paraffin Therapy with Exercise for the Treatment of Hallux Rigidus
Comparison of the efficacies of peloid therapy and paraffin treatment given as an adjuncts to exercise therapy in patients with hallux rigidus: a randomized, uncontrolled, prospective studyInt J Biometeorol . 2022 Aug;66(8):1699-1710.
Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here
Ninety patients with symptomatic hallux rigidus (HR) were randomized to receive either exercise therapy with peloid (n=46) or exercise therapy with paraffin (n=44). Outcomes such as pain, functional status, and quality of life were assessed. Questionnaires such as the Visual Analog Scale (VAS), Foot and Ankle Outcome Score (FAOS), and the 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) were used to asses...