Presenting the results of a recent retrospective study and offering a review of the related literature, this author says tendon lengthening compares favorably to other modalities in terms of efficacy and reduced complications.
Platelet rich plasma (PRP) has been in use for decades in various medical disciplines and recently has shown some promise in treating heel pain. This author discusses how PRP
fits into his treatment regimen for chronic plantar fasciitis and offers a detailed guide to collecting and injecting PRP.
Ryan Fitzgerald, DPM, FACFAS | 12532 reads | 0 comments
A delayed diagnosis of Achilles tendonitis can lead to recalcitrant cases of posterior heel and leg pain. With this in mind, this author discusses common etiologies of this condition and reviews the evidence on a range of conservative therapies.
Heel pain, especially in the athlete, can have a wide range of potential etiologies. This author discusses pearls for getting to the root of plantar and posterior heel pain, and reviews appropriate conservative and surgical treatment options.