A Great Study on Self-Stretching for Plantar Fasciitis!

One hundred patients who had chronic plantar fasciitis were randomized into one of two treatment groups. All patients received prefabricated soft insoles and a 3-week course of NSAIDs, and they also viewed an educational video on plantar fasciitis.

The patients received instructions for either a plantar fascia tissue-stretching program or an Achilles tendon-stretching program. The patients were re-evaluated after 8 weeks.

Posted on: December 22, 2004

Categories: Foot & Ankle

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