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Abstract

To find the effectiveness of short foot exercise on pain with numerical pain rating scale among subjects with plantar fasciitis, to find the effectiveness of short foot exercise on muscle power with manual muscle testing among subjects with plantar fasciitis and to find the effectiveness of short foot exercise on quality of life with foot and ankle ability measure questionnaire among subjects with plantar fasciitis. 20 patients with plantar fasciitis were included using inclusion criteria. (OUTCOME MEASURE): Numerical Pain Rating Scale (NPRS) for quantifying pain. Manual muscle testing (MMT) for measuring muscle power. Foot and ankle ability measure questionnaire (FAAM) for quantifying the quality of life. Statistical analysis for outcome measures shows there is a highly significant difference noted in between Group A when compared with Group B.From the result, it has been concluded that ultrasound therapy with short foot exercise (GROUP A) is more effective than ultrasound therapy (GROUP B) in decreasing pain, improving muscle power and improving the quality of life in patients with plantar fasciitis.

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Plantar fasciitis Short foot exercise Ultrasound therapy Intrinsic muscles

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Kamalakannan M, & Haritha T. (2018). A study on the efficacy of short arc foot technique for subjects with foot pain. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 9(4), 1445-1448. Retrieved from https://pharmascope.org/ijrps/article/view/488