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2022 Apr 27

J Am Podiatr Med Assoc



Ultrasound-Guided Partial Plantar Fascia Release with the Use of a Fine Cutting Device for the Treatment of Persistent Plantar Fasciitis: A Case Series.


Malahias M-A, Roumeliotis L, Tyrpenou E, Kazas S-T, Sourlas I, Kaseta M-K
J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2022 Apr 27; 112(2).
PMID: 36115031.


Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of musculoskeletal discomfort. Minimally invasive interventions are preferred as second-line treatments following failure of conservative management. We report on a novel technique of ultrasound-guided percutaneous release of the medial third of the plantar fascia with the use of a fine cutting device for the treatment of persistent plantar fasciitis.