Plantar fasciitis: Shockwave therapy more effective than conservative treatment
Long-term Results of Extracorporeal Shockwave Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis.Am J Sports Med. 2006 Apr;34(4):592-6
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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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