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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:491 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #3425
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Plantar fasciitis: Shockwave therapy more effective than conservative treatment


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OrthoEvidence. Plantar fasciitis: Shockwave therapy more effective than conservative treatment . ACE Report. 2013;2(7):491. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/3425

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Long-term Results of Extracorporeal Shockwave Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis.

Am J Sports Med. 2006 Apr;34(4):592-6

Contributing Authors: CJ Wang FS Wang KD Yang LH Weng JY Ko

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Synopsis

149 patients (168 heels) with chronic plantar fasciitis were randomized to receive extracorporeal shockwave treatment or conservative treatment consisting of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, orthotics, physical therapy, an exercise program and/or a local cortisone injection. Over 5 to 6 years, patients in the shockwave group had significantly greater improvements in pain and function than th...

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