A Effectiveness differentiation of additional kinesiotaping on ultrasound and plantar fasciitis exercises in increasing functional foot in plantar pain conditions

  • Ari Wibawa Department of Physiotherapy, Medical Faculty, Universitas Udayana, Denpasar Bali
  • Ni Luh Nopi Andayani Department of Physiotherapy, Medical Faculty, Universitas Udayana, Denpasar Bali
  • Gede Parta Kinandana Department of Physiotherapy, Medical Faculty, Universitas Udayana, Denpasar Bali
Keywords: Kinesiotaping, Plantar Pain, Plantar Fasciitis Exercise, Ultrasound

Abstract

Background: Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the tissue that extends from the heel to the toes. Plantar fasciitis can cause disability in patients

Aim: This study aimed to prove the differentiation of additional kinesiotaping to ultrasound intervention and plantar fasciitis exercise for plantar pain conditions.

Methods: The study applied a pre-test and post-test control group design. The block permutation technique randomly selected two groups. The first group consisted of 15 samples who received kinesiotaping intervention, ultrasound, plantar fasciitis exercise. Group II (15 samples) received ultrasound and plantar fasciitis exercise. Disability was measured by the FFI (Foot Function Index) questionnaire. The study was conducted at physiotherapy clinics in Denpasar and Badung

Results: Paired t-test was carried out in each group with a p-value <0.05, indicating a decrease in disability between the two groups. The difference test was carried out with the independent t-test (p > 0.05), implying no difference between group I and group II.

Conclusion: There is no difference in the effectiveness of adding kinesiotaping to ultrasound intervention and plantar fasciitis exercises in improving foot function.

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Author Biographies

Ari Wibawa, Department of Physiotherapy, Medical Faculty, Universitas Udayana, Denpasar Bali

Department of Physiotherapy, Medical Faculty, Universitas Udayana, Denpasar Bali

Ni Luh Nopi Andayani, Department of Physiotherapy, Medical Faculty, Universitas Udayana, Denpasar Bali

Department of Physiotherapy, Medical Faculty, Universitas Udayana, Denpasar Bali

Gede Parta Kinandana, Department of Physiotherapy, Medical Faculty, Universitas Udayana, Denpasar Bali

Department of Physiotherapy, Medical Faculty, Universitas Udayana, Denpasar Bali

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Published
2021-12-05