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Clinical case review

How can I help my patient with plantar fasciitis do the ‘Bay Walk’?

Ronald P Quirk

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Abstract

Inflammation of the plantar fascia is the most common cause of heel pain, but several other conditions need to be considered.

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Case scenario

A 50-year-old man, who is otherwise well, has had plantar fasciitis for one year. Insoles and stretches bring him good relief but he cannot do the ‘Bay Walk’, an 8km walk near his home. How can I help him?

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