Dextrose Prolotherapy for Chronic Plantar Fasciitis: A Meta-Analysis
Effectiveness of dextrose prolotherapy for the treatment of chronic plantar fasciitis: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.PM R. 2023 Mar;15(3): 380-391.
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8 randomized controlled trials containing a total of 444 patients with chronic plantar fasciitis were included in this meta-analysis comparing dextrose prolotherapy to other interventions, such as exercise, platelet-rich plasma injection, and extracorporeal shockwave therapy. The pooled outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), the Foot Function Index (FFI), the American O...
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