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Gastrocnemius Recession vs. Conservative Treatment for Chronic Plantar Fasciitis

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02116478
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2016 by Marius Molund, Oslo University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : April 17, 2014
Last Update Posted : October 12, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marius Molund, Oslo University Hospital

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to compare the clinical results for patients suffering from plantar fasciitis treated with gastrocnemius recession vs. conservative treatment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Plantar Fasciitis Procedure: surgical proximal medial gastrocnemius recession Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
All patients will be instructed in stretching exercises. Half of the patients will be randomized to proximal medial gastrocnemius recession. All patients will be followed for 1 year.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 40 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Gastrocnemius Recession vs. Conservative Treatment for Chronic Plantar Fasciitis. A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Study Start Date : August 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date : January 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2017

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: gastrocnemius recession
gastrocnemius recession
Procedure: surgical proximal medial gastrocnemius recession
proximal medial gastrocnemius recession

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. 0-100 points scale, American Orthopaedic foot and ankle society (AOFAS) ankle-hindfoot score [ Time Frame: 1 year postoperative ]
    The difference between the groups treated non-operatively and operatively will be reported on a 0-100 scale.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. 0-10 points Visual analog pain score [ Time Frame: 1 year postoperative ]
    Difference in pain between groups will be reported on 0-10 points visual analog scale

Other Outcome Measures:
  1. Short form-36 (SF-36) [ Time Frame: 1 year postoperative ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Symptoms of plantar fasciitis lasting more than 12 months.
  • Isolated gastrocnemius contracture

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No previous surgery to foot or ankle
  • No active arthritis

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02116478

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Oslo University Hospital
Oslo, Norway, 0424
Sponsors and Collaborators
Oslo University Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Marius Molund, MD Oslo University Hospital

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Responsible Party: Marius Molund, MD, Oslo University Hospital Identifier: NCT02116478     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2013/2055
First Posted: April 17, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided
Keywords provided by Marius Molund, Oslo University Hospital:
plantar fasciitis
gastrocnemius recession
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Fasciitis, Plantar
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Foot Diseases