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International Primary Care Association

Clinical Focus Volume 5 N2

Plantar Heel Pain


Plantar Heel pain is one of the most commonly encountered problems of foot pain in active adults over the age of 40. One in ten people will experience heel pain, and for many the problem will have a significant impact upon their daily activities. This article focuses on the differential diagnosis, investigations and management of plantar heel pain in primary care. An evidenced based approach is presented for the treatment of plantar fasciitis, especially considering the multitude of treatment modalities available.

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  • Authors: Shazia Ali, FY2 Davinder Paul Singh Baghla
  • Keywords: Heel pain, Planter fasciitis, Heel spur, Tarsal tunnel syndrome
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