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Heel Cushion for Plantar Fasciitis

2014-07-23 21:11:45 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The investigators study aim to evaluate the efficacy of PSU heel cushion in treatment of plantar fasciitis. The investigators will do a randomized controlled trial in patient with plantar fasciitis compared with stretching exercise alone. The outcome measurement include heel pain improvement, compliance, satisfaction, foot functional score at 6 months.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Plantar Fasciitis

Intervention

PSU heel cushion and plantar fascia specific stretching exercise

Location

Prince of Songkla university
Hatyai
Songkhla
Thailand
90110

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Prince of Songkla University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:11:45-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Inflammation of the thick tissue on the bottom of the foot (plantar fascia) causing HEEL pain. The plantar fascia (also called plantar aponeurosis) are bands of fibrous tissue extending from the calcaneal tuberosity to the TOES. The etiology of plantar fasciitis remains controversial but is likely to involve a biomechanical imbalance. Though often presenting along with HEEL SPUR, they do not appear to be causally related.

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