Are corticosteroid injections effective for plantar fasciitis?
Small^ randomized controlled trials (RCTs) demonstrate that corticosteroid injections significantly reduce plantar fasciitis pain for 1 in 3 people at four weeks. Benefit beyond 12 weeks has not been well demonstrated. Risk of rupture is likely less than what has been reported in observational studies.
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Publication Date: 2015-6-8
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