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The effect of plantar fasciitis on ground reaction forces in Scottish highland dancers

Patrick J. Potter, Ian Jones
From: Medical Problems of Performing Artists: Volume 11 Number 2: Page 51 (June 1996)

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Abstract: All landing in Scottish Highland dancing is executed on a plantar-flexed foot with no heel contact allowd, resulting in recurrent ballistic tensile forces through the plantar fascia. Two children with unilateral plantar fasciitis were studied over 4 months.

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