Factors Affecting the Results of Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis and Their Prognostic Value
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foot, plantar fasciitis, рrediction, рrediction system.

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Turchyn , O., Liabakh , A., & Kostrub , O. (2020). Factors Affecting the Results of Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis and Their Prognostic Value. TERRA ORTHOPAEDICA, (1(104), 24-30. https://doi.org/10.37647/0132-2486-2020-104-1-24-30


Summary. Objective: to determine the prognostic value of the factors influencing the outcome of treatment of plantar fasciitis, to develop a system for predicting the results of treatment of plantar fasciitis.

Materials and Methods. Analysis of long-term results of conservative treatment of 145 patients with plantar fasciitis. Clinical, instrumental and statistical (correlation-regression analysis) research methods were used. The factors that influenced the end result of treatment were identified.

Results. The statistically significant influence of age, gender, disease duration up to 6 months, BMI up to 25, the presence of “functional” equinus, pronated foot and history of treatment on the prevalence of positive treatment results were determined. The estimation of the informative nature of the presented factors for the probability of achieving positive results of treatment, the calculation of the prognostic coefficients and their sum were determined. A high prognostic evaluation of a successful treatment outcome should be expected with a total prognosis of +5 to +25; a total estimate of prognostic coefficients from -15 to +5 determines the average probability of positive treatment results; the sum of the prognostic coefficients from -34 to -15 determines the low probability of achieving positive treatment results.

Conclusions. The result of treatment of plantar fasciitis depends on age, sex, duration of the disease up to 6 months, BMI, "functional" equinus, pronated foot, and medical history. The system for predicting treatment outcomes involves the possibility of obtaining high, medium and low probability of a positive result when applying conservative treatment.

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