The STAP-study: The (cost) effectiveness of custom made orthotic insoles in the treatment for plantar fasciopathy in general practice and sports medicine: design of a randomized controlled trial

@inproceedings{Rasenberg2016TheST,
  title={The STAP-study: The (cost) effectiveness of custom made orthotic insoles in the treatment for plantar fasciopathy in general practice and sports medicine: design of a randomized controlled trial},
  author={Nadine Rasenberg and L. Fuit and Elke Poppe and Anne J A Kruijsen-Terpstra and Kees J. Gorter and Michael Skovdal Rathleff and Peter L J van Veldhoven and Patrick J. E. Bindels and Sita M. A. Bierma-Zeinstra and Marienke van Middelkoop},
  booktitle={BMC musculoskeletal disorders},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Plantar fasciopathy is a common cause of foot pain, accounting for 11 to 15% of all foot symptoms requiring professional care in adults. Although many patients have complete resolution of symptoms within 12 months, many patients wish to reduce this period as much as possible. Orthotic devices are a frequently applied option of treatment in daily practice, despite a lack of evidence on the effectiveness. Therefore, the objective is to study the (cost)-effectiveness of custom made… CONTINUE READING