Plantar Fasciitis

Radial extracorporeal shock wave therapy is safe and effective in the treatment of chronic recalcitrant plantar fasciitis: results of a confirmatory randomized placebo-controlled multicenter study. 

Gerdesmeyer L et al.

Am J Sports Med 2008;36:2100-2109


Summary: Radial extracorporeal shock wave therapy significantly improves pain, function, and quality of life compared with placebo in patients with recalcitrant plantar fasciitis.  No relevant side effects were observed.

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