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RMJ. 2016; 41(1): 7-10

Results of autologous blood injections in patients with plantar fasciitis

Sardar Sohail Afsar, Afsar Khan, Mohammad Idrees.

Objective: To determine results of autologous blood injection in plantar fascitis.
Methodology: Our descriptive study conducted in Out Patient Department of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Peshawar and private clinics in Dabgari Garden, Peshawar on 150 patients from January 2012 to December 2014. Patients of either gender between ages 18 to 50 years with more than 12 weeks history of plantar fasciitis symptoms were included. Patients with symptoms for less than 3 months, history of surgery, steroid injection for plantar fasciitis, fracture dislocation, diabetes, and local infection/osteomylitis were excluded from the study. Pain was used to measure the outcome and was measured by using Visual Analogue Scale. Patients were re-assessed after injection at 6, 12 and 24 weeks and pain was scored using Visual Analogue Scale. P value was calculated where necessary and value of

Key words: Plantar fascitis, autologous blood injection, Visual analogue Scale.

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