Heel pain--operative results.

  title={Heel pain--operative results.},
  author={Donald E. Baxter and C M Thigpen},
  journal={Foot & ankle},
  volume={5 1},
In 6 years through 1982, the authors performed 34 operative cases in 26 patients with recalcitrant heel pain. The operative procedure involves an isolated neurolysis of the mixed nerve supplying the abductor digiti quinti muscle as it passes beneath the abductor hallucis muscle and beneath the medial ridge of the calcaneus. The deep fascia of the abductor hallucis muscle is released routinely, and an impinging heel spur or tight plantar fascia is partially removed or released if it is causing… CONTINUE READING
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