Heel Spurs

Lik Sprava. 2007 Jul-Sep;(5-6):97-100.

Use of the electrophoresis with acetic acid in a complex treatment of heel spurs at a sanatorium.

[Article in Ukrainian]

Samo?lovych VA.

The author studied the influence of physical factors of electrophoresis with acetic acid, massage and laseropuncture in sanatorium conditions where 28 patients with heeling spurs have been treated. The patients in a control group (n=25) received a traditional treatment – an injection of hydrocortisone in area of heeling spurs, skin rubbing with herbs (tincture with different flowers, elder-berry buds. Efficiency of a proposed medical complex was shown using clinical and radiographic data.