Plantar fasciitis is the commonest cause of heel pain. We see about 50 new patients per year in a population of 260,000 or 193/million/year. However, this is only the tip of the iceberg as many people probably never consult a practitioner about this condition, or are treated by a GP,...
D. Kane, T. Greaney, B. Bresnihan, R. Gibney, and O. FitzGerald Ann Rheum Dis. 1998 June; 57(6): 383â€“384.
CONCLUSIONâ€”Ultrasound allows for confirmation of the clinical diagnosis and ultrasound guided injection produces a good clinical response when unguided injection is unsuccessful. The technique is quick, inexpensive, and entails no radiation exposure.
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