Effectiveness of calf muscle stretching for the short-term treatment of plantar heel pain: a randomised trial

@article{Radford2007EffectivenessOC,
  title={Effectiveness of calf muscle stretching for the short-term treatment of plantar heel pain: a randomised trial},
  author={Joel A Radford and Karl B Landorf and Rachelle Buchbinder and Catherine Cook},
  journal={BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders},
  year={2007},
  volume={8},
  pages={36 - 36}
}
BACKGROUND Plantar heel pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal disorders of the foot and ankle. Treatment of the condition is usually conservative, however the effectiveness of many treatments frequently used in clinical practice, including stretching, has not been established. We performed a participant-blinded randomised trial to assess the effectiveness of calf muscle stretching, a commonly used short-term treatment for plantar heel pain. METHODS Ninety-two participants with… CONTINUE READING
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