Up to 65 percent of patients with chronic plantar fasciitis may benefit from shock wave therapy

Shock wave therapy may relieve symptoms in up to 65 percent of patients suffering from chronic plantar fasciitis, a common condition causing prolonged pain and discomfort along the bottom of the foot and heel, according to a new study appearing in the May 6 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery .

Shock wave therapy may relieve symptoms in up to 65 percent of patients suffering from chronic plantar fasciitis, a common condition causing prolonged pain and discomfort along the bottom of the foot and heel, according to a new study appearing in the May 6 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery .

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Up to 65 percent of patients with chronic plantar fasciitis may benefit from shock wave therapy