A Preliminary Study on the Effect of Computer-Aided Designed and Manufactured Orthoses on Chronic Plantar Heel Pain

@article{Gatt2018APS,
  title={A Preliminary Study on the Effect of Computer-Aided Designed and Manufactured Orthoses on Chronic Plantar Heel Pain},
  author={Alfred Gatt and Mark Grech and Nachiappan Chockalingam and Cynthia Formosa},
  journal={Foot \& Ankle Specialist},
  year={2018},
  volume={11},
  pages={112 - 116}
}
Introduction. Chronic plantar heel pain (CPHP) is a significant, painful condition referring to a range of undifferentiated foot conditions that affect the heel of the foot. Method. Participants presenting with CPHP of more than 6 months’ duration were recruited on a first through the door basis. Computer-Aided Design and Computer-Aided Manufactured (CAD-CAM) orthoses were designed and constructed for each participant, then dispensed as per normal practice. Pre- and postintervention assessment… 
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