Clinician Guide: Pressure Algometry for Treating Foot Pain


Pressure algometry has internationally been used by clinicians as an objective tool in the assessment of myofascial pain. Pressure algometers quantify pressure pain threshold, the minimal pressure that causes pain. Plantar fascia pain can objectively be documented by pressure algometry both before and after treatment; most importantly, it successfully evaluates the immediate effects of treatment and long-term outcomes.


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