Thickness of plantar fascia is not predictive of functional outcome in plantar fasciitis treatment


Ermutlu C. , Aksakal M., Gumustas A., ÖZKAYA G. , Kovalak E., Ozkan Y.

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA, vol.52, no.6, pp.442-446, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.aott.2018.01.002
  • Title of Journal : ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.442-446
  • Keywords: Plantar fasciitis, ESWT, Prognosis, Steroid injection, AOFAS score, SHOCK-WAVE THERAPY, PLATELET-RICH PLASMA, CORTICOSTEROID INJECTION, STEROID INJECTION, FOLLOW-UP, FASCIOPATHY, EFFICACY

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to define a quantitative parameter to indicate which cases of plantar fasciitis will benefit from local corticosteroid injection or ESWT and to compare the efficacy of two different treatment modalities.