The Evidence for Night Splints to Treat Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis causes pain under the heel. It is the most frequent foot injury in regular middle to long distance runners affecting up to 8% of participants.

Night splints have been shown to be a realtively inexpensive but effective way of reducing plantar faschia pain. Results are further imrpoved if combined with a eccentric muscle strengthening programme.

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