Difference between revisions of "Plantar fasciitis"

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*Pain on the plantar surface of the foot
 
*Pain on the plantar surface of the foot
 
**Worsened on arising and after activity
 
**Worsened on arising and after activity
**Worsened w/ dorsiflexion of toes
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**Worsened with dorsiflexion of toes
 
*TTP at anterior medial aspect of calcaneus
 
*TTP at anterior medial aspect of calcaneus
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==Differential Diagnosis==
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{{Foot diagnoses}}
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==Evaluation==
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*Usually clinical
  
 
==Management==
 
==Management==
*Rest, ice, NSAIDs, heel/arch support inserts
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*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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==Disposition==
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*Outpatient treatment
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
*[[Foot Diagnoses]]
 
*[[Foot Diagnoses]]
  
==Source==
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==References==
*Tintinalli
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[[Category:Orthopedics]]
[[Category:Ortho]]
 

Latest revision as of 01:48, 10 May 2019

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 with dorsiflexion of toes
  • TTP at anterior medial aspect of calcaneus

Differential Diagnosis

Foot diagnoses

Acute

Subacute/Chronic

Evaluation

  • Usually clinical

Management

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

Disposition

  • Outpatient treatment

See Also

References