ACE Report #8726
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

AAOS 2016: High-dose hyaluronate reduces pain versus placebo for plantar fasciitis

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Hyauronate Injection for Plantar Fasciitis: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo Controlled Study

Contributing Authors: T Kumai N Samoto H Noguchi K Sugimoto Y Tanaka Y Takakura

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168 patients with plantar fasciitis were randomized to injection therapy with either low-dose hyaluronate, high-dose hyaluronate, or placebo. Each treatment arm received five weekly injections of the allocated treatment, and was assessed for pain, the Roles and Maudsley score and activities of daily living (ADL) score each week. After 5 weeks, the high-dose hyaluronate group demonstrated a signifi...

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