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ACE Report #8740
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Steroid injection in comparison to joint mobilization and stretching for plantar fasciitis


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Joint Mobilization and Stretching Exercise vs Steroid Injection in the Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis: A Randomized Controlled Study

Foot Ankle Int. 2016 Feb;37(2):150-6.

Contributing Authors: D Celik G Kuş SÖ Sırma

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Synopsis

43 patients with unilateral plantar fasciitis were randomized to receive either a singular steroid injection or several physical therapy sessions consisting of joint mobilization and stretching exercises, for the purpose of evaluating pain and function outcomes over a one-year period. The results of this study demonstrated that both groups significantly improved from baseline at 3, 6, and 12-week ...

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