SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.34 número1Fracturas de tobillo en adultos mayoresInfluencia del IMC en la huella plantar de árbitros masculinos de fútbol índice de autoresíndice de materiabúsqueda de artículos
Home Pagelista alfabética de revistas  

Servicios Personalizados




  • No hay articulos citadosCitado por SciELO

Links relacionados

  • No hay articulos similaresSimilares en SciELO


Revista Cubana de Ortopedia y Traumatología

versión impresa ISSN 0864-215Xversión On-line ISSN 1561-3100


ARCE MORERA, Enrique; VAZQUEZ LAZO, Carmen; FAJARDO RODRIGUEZ, María Elena  y  HERNANDEZ ESCALADA, Tania. Value of Electromagnetic Radiation in Subcalcaneal Pain Syndrome. Rev Cubana Ortop Traumatol [online]. 2020, vol.34, n.1, e195.  Epub 01-Jun-2020. ISSN 0864-215X.


The common cause of pain in the subcalcaneal region is plantar fasciitis. The electromagnetic radiation in its treatment constitutes a therapeutic option due to its analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect.


To assess the value electromagnetic radiation in patients who suffered pain syndrome in the subcalcaneal region and to relate the clinical improvement with age and gender groups.


A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in two groups of patients with pain in the subcalcaneal region. For the statistical analysis, the λ2 homogeneity test was used at the end of the treatment with a significance level of ά 0.05.


After a treatment of 20 electromagnetic radiation sessions, 93.33% did not had pain, 94.44% were in the 25-to-59-year-olds group and 90.90% were women.


The value of electromagnetic radiation in the treatment of pain in the subcalcaneal region is positively assessed, showing significant difference in relation to conventional medical treatment. The largest number of patients corresponded to the 25-to-59-year-olds group, with a predominance of women.

Palabras clave : electromagnetic radiation; subcalcaneal pain syndrome; plantar fasciitis.

        · resumen en Español     · texto en Español     · Español ( pdf )