Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
30/09/2004
Date assigned
30/09/2004
Last edited
12/12/2014
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Mr G McLauchlan

ORCID ID

Contact details

Orthopaedics
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Preston
PR2 9HT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1772 716565
George.McLauchlan@lthtr.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0188130055

Study information

Scientific title

Ultrasound-guided versus palpation-guided steroid injection for plantar fascitis: a randomised prospective trial

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To determine whether ultrasound-guided injection gives superior results to palpation-guided steroid injection in plantar fasciitis.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Musculoskeletal Diseases: Plantar fasciitis

Intervention

Comparison of steroid injection for the treatment of plantar fasciitis without ultrasound scan guidance and with ultrasound scan guidance.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/08/2003

Overall trial end date

01/12/2006

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients with clinical features of plantar fascitis who present in the orthopaedic clinic will be approached to participate in the study

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

40 patients

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/08/2003

Recruitment end date

01/12/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Preston
PR2 9HT
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes