Plantar fasciitis: How best to treat?

J Fam Pract. 2013 Sep;62(9):466-71.

Abstract

In addition to stretching exercises and orthotics, consider steroid injections as part of your first-line treatment options. For recalcitrant pain, a newer injectable reparative treatment is showing promise.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Exercise Therapy*
  • Fasciitis, Plantar / diagnosis*
  • Fasciitis, Plantar / therapy*
  • Female
  • High-Energy Shock Waves / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Injections
  • Orthotic Devices*
  • Pain / rehabilitation*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic*
  • Steroids / administration & dosage*
  • Treatment Outcome

Substances

  • Steroids