How to treat plantar heel pain

...a practical guideline for patients and physiotherapists

Plantar heel pain (PHP) accounts for around eight percent of running related injuries. It is characterised by pain during weight-bearing tasks, especially after a period of rest.

Published literature is dominated by low-quality trials resulting in clinical practice guidelines that do not recommend any specific treatment for PHP. Therefore, the authors of this study combined findings from randomised controlled trials, experts’ opinions and patients’ input to develop a best practice guideline.


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