Symopsis: The effect of night splints in the treatment of plantar fasciitis: a systematic literature review

Symopsis: The effect of night splints in the treatment of plantar fasciitis: a systematic literature review

Plantar heel pain is one of the most common foot conditions seen in clinic with plantar fasciitis being a regular diagnosis. Night splints are often cited amongst the regular treatment options for plantar fasciitis in both the medical literature and in patient focussed online articles and blogs. This systematic review aims to evaluate the effectiveness of this conservative treatment in the available literature.

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Article Synopsis: The diagnosis and treatment of injury to the tarsometatarsal joint complex - M. S. Myerson

Article Synopsis: The diagnosis and treatment of injury to the tarsometatarsal joint complex - M. S. Myerson

Tarsometatarsal joint injury or eponym “Lisfranc dislocation” is prevalent in medicolegal practice and often has profound effects on mobility.  The linked article offers a useful review of the functional anatomy, aetiology, diagnosis, treatment objectives and prognosis...

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