Insertional Plantar Fasciitis

  • O. Haruki
  • S. Guillo
  • T. BauerEmail author


Plantar Fasciitis (PF) is one of the most common causes of heel pain in adults (Abbassian et al. 2012). The population of patients suffering from PF is reported between 3 and 7% (Stephens and Walker 1997; Thomas et al. 2010), and 8% of PF patients are runners (Lysholm and Wiklander 1987; Taunton et al. 2002). The peak incidence of PF occurs between 40 and 60 years old (Furey 1975). Almost PF can be recovered without surgical intervention (Buchbinder 2004; Singh et al. 1997), PF threatens health-related quality of life (Buchbinder 2004), and it was reported that the economic burden to the US healthcare system in 2007 alone was estimated at between $192 and $376 million (Tong and Furia 2010).


Steroid Injection Injection Therapy Plantar Fascia Plantar Fasciitis Human Amniotic Membrane 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OrthopaedicClinique du SportMérignacFrance
  2. 2.Department of OrthopaedicAmbroise Paré University Hospital, West Paris UniversityBoulogne BillancourtFrance

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