plantar fasciitis

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plantar fasciitis

n.
Inflammation of the band of connective tissue on the sole of the foot, characterized by pain in the heel when walking.
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Objective: To explore the effect of extracorporeal shock wave therapy in patients with chronic plantar faciitis.
The massager is perfect for foot, heel or arch pain; aching feet; heel spurs; and plantar faciitis.
There are over 20 types of running injuries including plantar faciitis, shin splints, Achilles tendinitis, runner's knee, and iliotibial band syndrome.
Shortly thereafter, we expect to file our NDA (New Drug Application) with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for IontoDex(TM), for treating acute local soft tissue inflammatory conditions, including such common conditions as tennis and golfer's elbow and plantar faciitis, a potential $540 million market.