Plantar fasciopathy: assessment and therapeutic strategies
published in January - February 2017 - in Il Fisioterapista - issue n.1
Valentina Toscano

This case report deals with a female patient in her fifties, sedentary, and affected by plantar fasciopathy. Based on the functional assessment carried out, the intrinsic and extrinsic precipitating factors and risk factors are analyzed and a rehabilitation intervention is decided upon in line with current recommendations in the literature. Specifically, the therapeutic strategies adopted range from information and education for patient self-management to the use of special techniques of manual therapy and taping.