TITLE

Patient Education: Plantar Fasciitis

AUTHOR(S)
Kline, Carol Marleigh
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Journal of the American Chiropractic Association;May/Jun2013, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about plantar fasciitis which is also called heel pain syndrome and can be caused by foot trauma, improper footwear, or a degenerative disorder. The article notes the symptoms and treatment options including anti-inflammatory medications and instrument-assisted soft-tissue manipulation (IASTM). Topics include extracorporeal shock-wave therapy (ESWT), progressive resistance exercises, and surgical treatment of bone spurs.
ACCESSION #
89733666

 

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