Fasciitis, Plantar

Known as: Policeman Heel, PLANTAR FASCIITIS, Policeman's Heels 
Inflammation of the plantar fascia (aponeurosis) on the bottom of the foot causing heel pain. The etiology of plantar fasciitis remains controversial… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE To compare selected structural and biomechanical factors between female runners with a history of plantar fasciitis and… (More)
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2008
Review
2008
Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of plantar heel pain. Its characteristic features are pain and tenderness… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Plantar fasciitis is a musculoskeletal disorder primarily affecting the fascial enthesis. Although poorly understood, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Plantar fasciitis is one of the more common soft-tissue disorders of the foot, yet little is known about its etiology… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To determine the effectiveness of extracorporeal shock wave therapy compared with placebo in the treatment of chronic… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Although the application of low-energy extracorporeal shock waves to treat musculoskeletal disorders is controversial… (More)
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2001
Review
2001
Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain in adults. The disorder classically presents with pain that is particularly… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Three hundred two patients with chronic heel pain caused by proximal plantar fasciitis were enrolled in a study to assess the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Fifteen centers for orthopaedic treatment of the foot and ankle participated in a prospective randomized trial to compare several… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Plantar fasciitis is a relatively common injury that occurs in running athletes. The disease entity is a good example of an… (More)
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