Deep massage to posterior calf muscles in combination with neural mobilization exercises as a treatment for heel pain

Deep massage to posterior calf muscles in combination with neural mobilization exercises as a treatment for heel pain: A pilot randomized clinical trial Bernice Saban, Daniel Deutscher, Tomer Ziv Manual Therapy; Available online 3 September 2013 Quote: Background Plantar heel pain syndrome (PHPS) is a common foot disorder; however, there is limited clinical evidence on which to base treatment. Repeated clinical observations indicating heel pain during heel rise and minisquat on the affected leg, involving activation of posterior calf muscles, formed the basis of this study. Objective To compare deep massage therapy to posterior calf muscles and neural mobilization with a self-stretch exercise program (DMS) to a common treatment protocol of ultrasound therapy to the painful heel area with the same self-stretch exercises (USS).

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Deep massage to posterior calf muscles in combination with neural mobilization exercises as a treatment for heel pain

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