Douglas H Richie Jr, DPM reviews the current knowledge of the cause of plantar heel pain, focusing on plantar fasciopathy as the primary pathology. He then reviews the role of foot orthotic therapy, summarizing recent results of randomized prospective trials. Finally, he presents specific guidelines for orthotic prescription and fabrication treating plantar heel pain.
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Douglas Richie, Jr, DPM
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Biomechanics
California School of Podiatric Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Western University of Health Sciences
Past President, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
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