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Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy

  • Amol SaxenaEmail author
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Abstract

Plantar fasciopathy can be chronic and debilitating, with recent histopathological studies showing that the condition is actually a failed healing response.1 Surgical solutions have evolved over the years from traditional open surgical release (with and without spur resection), percutaneous fasciotomy, and, most recently, to endoscopic release.2–19 Endoscopic release has the benefit of direct v?sualization of the plantar fascia with minimal soft tissue trauma.2,3,8–10,14–17

Keywords

Nerve Entrapment Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Plantar Fascia Shock Wave Therapy Medial Portal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Sports MedicinePAFMGPalo AltoUSA

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