High‐load strength training improves outcome in patients with plantar fasciitis: A randomized controlled trial with 12‐month follow‐up

  title={High‐load strength training improves outcome in patients with plantar fasciitis: A randomized controlled trial with 12‐month follow‐up},
  author={M. Rathleff and C. M{\o}lgaard and U. Fredberg and S. Kaalund and K. B. Andersen and T. T. Jensen and S. Aaskov and J. Olesen},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports},
  • M. Rathleff, C. Mølgaard, +5 authors J. Olesen
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports
  • The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of shoe inserts and plantar fascia‐specific stretching vs shoe inserts and high‐load strength training in patients with plantar fasciitis. Forty‐eight patients with ultrasonography‐verified plantar fasciitis were randomized to shoe inserts and daily plantar‐specific stretching (the stretch group) or shoe inserts and high‐load progressive strength training (the strength group) performed every second day. High‐load strength training… CONTINUE READING
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