Degenerative lesions of the plantar fascia: surgical treatment by fasciectomy and excision of the heel spur. A report on 38 cases.

@article{Jard2003DegenerativeLO,
  title={Degenerative lesions of the plantar fascia: surgical treatment by fasciectomy and excision of the heel spur. A report on 38 cases.},
  author={Olivier Jard{\'e} and Patrice Diebold and {\'E}ric Havet and Gilles Boulu and Jo{\"e}l Vernois},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Belgica},
  year={2003},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={267-74}
}
The authors studied 38 cases of degenerative lesions of the plantar fascia which were treated surgically between 1989 and 1999. MRI showed chronic fasciitis in eight cases and an old rupture of the plantar fascia in 30 cases. Surgical treatment, which was performed in all cases after failure of conservative treatment of several months duration, combined… CONTINUE READING