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Torrijos, A.; Abián-Vicen, J., Abián, P.; Abián, M. (2009). Plantar fasciitis treatment. J Sport Health Res, 1(2):123-131

 

ABSTRACT

Plantar fasciitis affects approximately 10% of the population throughout their lives. There are some factors that increase the risk for this pathology among which obesity and prolonged periods remain standing or walking on hard surfaces. This paper describes the causes underlying this pathology, symptoms and signs as well as the differential diagnosis especially highlighting the different treatments that are commonly used (invasive and noninvasive) and effectiveness of these. Finally establishing a protocol for conservative treatment of plantar fasciitis.

 

KEY WORDS

Plantar fasciitis, foot, injury, treatment.

 

 
Journal of Sport and Health Research - 2009