The association of calcaneal spur length and clinical and functional parameters in plantar fasciitis


Kuyucu E., Kocyigit F., Erdil M. E.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.21, pp.28-31, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2015.06.078
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.28-31

Abstract

Introduction: Plantar fasciitis (PF) is the most common cause of plantar heel pain. Despite many treatment alternatives for heel spur, the association of calcaneal spur size with clinical and functional parameters is inconclusive. The objective of this study to investigate the correlation of calcaneal spur length with clinical findings and functional status documented with Foot Function Index in patients with plantar fasciitis.