One-year treatment follow-up of plantar fasciitis: radial shockwaves vs. conventional physiotherapy

  title={One-year treatment follow-up of plantar fasciitis: radial shockwaves vs. conventional physiotherapy},
  author={Marcus Vinicius Grecco and Guilherme Carlos Brech and J{\'u}lia Maria D'Andr{\'e}a Greve},
OBJECTIVE To compare radial shockwave treatment with conventional physiotherapy for plantar fasciitis after 12 months of follow-up. METHOD This was a randomized, prospective, comparative clinical study. Forty patients with a diagnosis of plantar fasciitis were divided randomly into two treatment groups: group 1, with 20 patients who underwent ten physiotherapy sessions comprising ultrasound, kinesiotherapy and guidance for home-based stretching; and group 2, with 20 patients who underwent… CONTINUE READING
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