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Volume:6 Issue:4 Number:42 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #9410
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Short-term outcomes of ESWT versus Botox injections for treatment of plantar fasciitis

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OrthoEvidence. Short-term outcomes of ESWT versus Botox injections for treatment of plantar fasciitis. ACE Report. 2017;6(4):42. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/9410

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

Comparison of extracorporeal shock wave therapy with botulinum toxin type A in the treatment of plantar fasciitis

Disabil Rehabil. 2016 Oct;38(21):2114-21

Contributing Authors: B Roca MA Mendoza M Roca

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74 patients with plantar fasciitis were randomized to treatment with either extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) or botulinum toxin type A (BoNT-A) injections. The purpose of this study was to compare pain on a visual analog scale (VAS), Roles and Maudsley pain scores, plantar fasciitis thickness on ultrasound, and the incidence of adverse events. Patients were followed-up at 1 month. The ESWT ...

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