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Plantar Fasciitis

"The Texas Tech Medcast is a podcast for medical residents, medical students, practicing physicians, and others involved in medical education and high quality, patient-centered primary care." "This episode outlines issues related to Plantar Fasciitis, a common condition in older adults.

Learning Objectives: the physician audience should be able to: Define the term plantar fasciitis and explain the source of the condition; List frequent presenting symptoms of plantar fasciitis; Conduct an appropriate history and physical examination for a patient complaining of heel pain; Define the term windlass mechanism; and Introduce initial conservative therapy to treat plantar fasciitis.

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