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Regional Pain Syndromes

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All the following are true regarding plantar fasciitis except



A It is the most common cause of heel pain

B It occurs as a results of inflammation of the plantar aponeurosis at its attachment on the calcaneal tuberosity

C The pain is most severe in the noon and worsens with activity

D Local steroid injection gives relief in most cases

Ans. C

The pain is most severe in the noon and worsens with activity

a. The pain is usually worse early in the morning and improves with activity.

b. On examination there is marked tenderness over the medial aspect of the calcaneal tuberosity the site of attachment of the plantar fascia

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