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Revista Cubana de Reumatología

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BUSTOS ARMAS, Maria Fernanda et al. Plantar fasciitis Criteria and experiences on infiltration with local anesthetics and corticosteroids. Rev Cuba Reumatol [online]. 2019, vol.21, n.3, e102.  Epub 01-Dic-2019. ISSN 1817-5996.


within the group of diseases of the osteomioarticular system, plantar fasciitis (FP) is one of the most frequent causes of chronic foot pain.


to provide criteria on the use of infiltration of local anesthetics and corticosteroids for the treatment of plantar fasciitis.


the infiltrations of corticosteroids and local anesthetics that are performed more frequently in clinical practice were selected, their effectiveness was analyzed according to the evidence in the international literature and from there the results were contrasted with the criteria and experiences of the patients authors of this work.


the considerations made in this study suggest that the use of corticosteroids through infiltrations in orthopedic pathologies is a valuable means to improve inflammation of the tissues and for the relief of pain, both when used in the joints and in the joints and soft parts.

Palabras clave : osteomyoarticular system; treatment; relief; joints; orthopedic pathologies.

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