A Guide To The Differential Diagnosis Of Plantar Fasciitis

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By Charles F. Peebles, DPM

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There may be a tendency to leap to a plantar fasciitis diagnosis when patients present with heel pain. However, this author emphasizes the importance of a thorough differential diagnosis. accordingly, he offers diagnostic insights on a variety of potential causes ranging from calcaneal spur fractures and neurogenic heel pain to systemic etiologies.

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