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ACE Report #8001
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Polydeoxyribonucleotide injection beneficial after 12 weeks in plantar faciitis treatment


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

Effectiveness of polydeoxyribonucleotide injection versus normal saline injection for treatment of chronic plantar fasciitis: a prospective randomised clinical trial

Int Orthop. 2015 Jul;39(7):1329-34

Contributing Authors: JK Kim JY Chung

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Synopsis

40 patients with a clinical diagnosis of chronic plantar fasciitis were randomly allocated to either receive polydeoxyribonucleotide (PDRN) or normal saline injections into the heel, once per week for a total of 3 injections. The purpose of the study was to determine if PDRN injections were a safe and effective treatment for this pathology as compared to a placebo. Results indicated that after 4 w...

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