Plantar Fasciitis? Stretching seems to do the trick

Posted: February 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

ClinicalNews.Org

New study compares two treatment methods for acute plantar

– How to do the stretch: According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), this stretch should be performed in the seated position. Cross your affected foot over the knee of your other leg. Grasp the toes of your painful foot and bring your ankle up and your toes up. Place your thumb………

Anatomical diagrams illustrating the component... Anatomical diagrams illustrating the components of the plantar fascia. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Rosemont, IL

According to a new study from the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), patients with acute plantar fasciitis who perform manual plantar fasciitis stretching exercises, as opposed to shockwave therapy, had superior results and higher patient satisfaction.

Study details and findings:

A total of 102 patients who had acute plantar fasciitis pain, were randomly assigned to two groups. Acute is defined as any patient that experiences pain for less than six weeks…

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Comments
  1. cailinceol says:

    I had this a few years ago, zero craic!!!

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