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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:515 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #3530
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Calcaneal taping is more effective in reducing plantar heel pain than stretching


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OrthoEvidence. Calcaneal taping is more effective in reducing plantar heel pain than stretching . ACE Report. 2013;2(7):515. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/3530

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

Randomized Controlled Trial of Calcaneal Taping, Sham Taping, and Plantar Fascia Stretching for the Short-Term Management of Plantar Heel Pain

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2006 Jun;36(6):364-71

Contributing Authors: MR Hyland A Webber-Gaffney L Cohen PT Lichtman

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Synopsis

41 patients with plantar heel pain were randomized to receive treatment involving stretching of the plantar fascia, calcaneal taping, sham taping, or no treatment. After 1 week, patients were scored on pain and level of functioning. Results indicated that the calcaneal taping group experienced significantly less pain than any other group. There was no difference between groups for level of functio...

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