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Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis by Taping vs. Iontophoresis: A Randomized Clinical Trial


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Keywords : Plantar Fasciitis; Iontophoresis; Taping; Pain;

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The purpose of the study was to observe the effect of combination of a Taping and Iontophoresis or Taping alone in the treatment of Plantar Fasciitis pain. A total of 30 patients (male =16; female=14) were selected as subjects and they were further divided into two groups. Each group comprising of 15 subjects (male=8; female=7). The results of the present study show an improvement in the mean values of Visual Analog Scale, and Foot Functional Index scores after treatment in both groups. But it was found that an improvement was statistical significant more in Taping and Iontophoresis group than Taping group alone. It was concluded that if the patients of plantar fasciitis were treated with combination therapy (Taping & Iontophoresis) then there was noticed significant recovery from pain and disability in them.

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