Difference between revisions of "Plantar fasciitis"

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*Rest, ice, NSAIDs, heel/arch support inserts
 
*Rest, ice, NSAIDs, heel/arch support inserts
 
*Refer to PCP, podiatrist, or orthopedist for follow-up care
 
*Refer to PCP, podiatrist, or orthopedist for follow-up care
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==See Also==
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==Source==
 
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Revision as of 06:32, 4 January 2014

Background

  • Most common cause of heel pain
  • Due to inflammation of the plantar aponeurosis (ususally from overuse)
  • 80% of cases resolve spontaneously within 1yr

Clinical Features

  • Pain on the plantar surface of the foot
    • Worsened on arising and after activity
    • Worsened w/ dorsiflexion of toes
  • TTP at anterior medial aspect of calcaneus

Management

  • Rest, ice, NSAIDs, heel/arch support inserts
  • Refer to PCP, podiatrist, or orthopedist for follow-up care

See Also

Source

  • Tintinalli