Short-term efficacy and safety of hyaluronic acid injection for plantar fasciopathy

  title={Short-term efficacy and safety of hyaluronic acid injection for plantar fasciopathy},
  author={Tsukasa Kumai and Norihiro Samoto and A Hasegawa and Hideo Noguchi and Atsushi Shiranita and Masaharu Shiraishi and Satoshi Ikeda and Kazuya Sugimoto and Yasuhito Tanaka and Yoshinori Takakura},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
Plantar fasciopathy is the most common cause of plantar heel pain and is considered to be a type of enthesopathy. The short-term efficacy, safety, and dose-response relationship of high-molecular-weight hyaluronic acid (HA) was investigated in patients with plantar fasciopathy. In this multicenter, prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 168 patients with persistent pain from plantar fasciopathy for more than 12 weeks were randomly assigned to receive 2.5 mL of 1% HA (H… CONTINUE READING
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