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The Effects of Massage Therapy in Treatment of Chronic Plantar Fasciitis : a Case Study

@inproceedings{Keller2009TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Massage Therapy in Treatment of Chronic Plantar Fasciitis : a Case Study},
  author={Glenda Keller},
  year={2009}
}
The term plantar fasciitis is often used to designate a clinical condition in which the patient has pain in the plantar aspect of the heel, characteristically worse on arising in the morning and after periods of sitting (Furey, 1975). This is a common problem: 95 per cent of all heel pain is diagnosed as plantar fasciitis. Up to two million cases are reported in the US per year (Werner, 2002). The only physical finding is severe localised tenderness (Furey, 1975). 

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