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TLP Injury Edition - Plantar Fasciitis

Episode Summary

On this episode of the injury edition, Sam discusses the diagnosis and management of plantar fasciitis (or at least that's what everyone calls it...)

Episode Notes


Cotchett, M., Rathleff, M.S., Dilnot, M. et al. Lived experience and attitudes of people with plantar heel pain: a qualitative exploration. J Foot Ankle Res 13, 12 (2020)

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Johannsen, F.E., Herzog, R.B., Malmgaard-Clausen, N.M. et al. Corticosteroid injection is the best treatment in plantar fasciitis if combined with controlled training. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 27, 5–12 (2019).

Kim C, Cashdollar MR, Mendicino RW, Catanzariti AR, Fuge L. Incidence of plantar fascia ruptures following corticosteroid injection. Foot Ankle Spec. 2010 Dec;3(6)

Morrissey D, Cotchett M, Said J'Bari A, et alManagement of plantar heel pain: a best practice guide informed by a systematic review, expert clinical reasoning and patient valuesBritish Journal of Sports Medicine 2021;55:1106-1118.

Pearce CJ, Seow D, Lau BP. Correlation Between Gastrocnemius Tightness and Heel Pain Severity in Plantar Fasciitis. Foot & Ankle International. 2021;42(1):76-82. doi:10.1177/1071100720955144

Rathleff MS, Mølgaard CM, Fredberg U, et al. High-load strength training improves outcome in patients with plantar fasciitis: A randomized controlled trial with 12-month follow-up. Scand J Med Sci Spor 2014:n/a-n/a doi: 10.1111/sms.12313[published Online First: Epub Date]|.

Rasenberg, N., Riel, H., Rathleff, M.  S., Bierma-Zeinstra, S. M., & van Middelkoop, M. (2018). Efficacy of  foot orthoses for the treatment of plantar heel pain: a systematic  review and meta-analysis. British journal of sports medicine, 52(16), 1040-1046.