Autologous conditioned plasma & ESWT may be beneficial in patients with plantar fasciitis
Comparison of Autologous Conditioned Plasma Injection, Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy, and Conventional Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis: A Randomized TrialPM R. 2013 Dec;5(12):1035-43. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2013.08.590. Epub 2013 Aug 22
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54 patients diagnosed with plantar fasciitis were randomized to undergo one of three treatment options: an autologous conditioned plasma (ACP) injection, extra-corporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT), or conventional treatment (i.e. stretching exercises). The purpose of this study was to compare pain, function and thickness of the plantar fascia between these treatments. Results from this study indica...
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